France does not intend to order another coronavirus lockdown: minister


Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Recovery, wearing a protective mask, speaks during a press conference to present the 2021 French government budget following the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, September 28, 2020. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government has no plans to order a new nationwide lockdown to contain a resurgence of coronavirus cases in the country, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.

The Mayor was speaking at a press conference after a cabinet meeting.

Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Alex Richardson


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