Posted on Nov 26, 2020

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France’s President Emmanuel Macron spoke on Tuesday November 24, 2020 with information on the next steps regarding COVID 19 restrictions. Cases have dropped, however Macron wants to avoid a third wave and a third lockdown by still being vigilant. Here is a summary:
- Commerce and shops can re-open starting Saturday November 28, 2020
- Bars & Restaurants will remain closed until January 20, 2021
- Ski lifts will NOT open for Christmas and New Year’s. A decision on ski areas opening for the Winter 2021 season will be communicated in about 10 days time.
- Justification to go to supermarkets, exercise, moving around is still required until December 15, 2020.
- Working from home is still required when possible.
- Kids continue going to school.
- Universities will resume in-class teaching on January 20, 2021.
- Curfew from 9pm until 7am will be in place even after the provisional de-confinement on December 15, 2020.
- The curfew will be relaxed on December 24th and December 31st so people can visit and gather with family.
- Starting on Saturday November 28 exercise time and distance is extended to 3 hours and up to 20km compared to the previous 1 hour and 1km radius.
- A vaccination campaign will start at the end of December with the elderly and most vulnerable people treated first. He emphasized that the vaccine would not be mandatory.

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