Global Covid report: Paris under curfew as Europe battles soaring caseload

Nine French cities now under month-long curfew; European cases rise 44% in a week; resistance to lockdowns in UK

Millions of Europeans faced tough new coronavirus restrictions as governments stepped up efforts to slow the surge in infections, after the World Health Organization reported a “very concerning” 44% rise in European cases over one week.

From Saturday evening, Paris and several other French cities go under a night-time curfew that will last at least a month. England is banning mixed household gatherings in the capital and other areas, and Italy’s most populous region is limiting bar openings and suspending sports events.

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Source: The Guardian
Global Covid report: Paris under curfew as Europe battles soaring caseload