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France: Locals march against anti-coronavirus curfew in Paris02:31

France: Locals march against anti-coronavirus curfew in Paris

France, Paris
October 18, 2020 at 01:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

People marched through Paris streets on Saturday against the coronavirus restrictions, including a recently-imposed 9:00 pm curfew for restaurants and bars.

"I hope that the government stops these ridiculous measures that put people in the streets," restaurant owner Henry said.

Police were seen present in the streets, with no major scuffles reported.

The restrictions were put in place in Paris and several other French cities on Saturday, October 17, following a surge in the coronavirus cases.

France has registered 876,342 cases of the coronavirus with 33,325 deaths relates to the virus, according to data complied by Johns Hopkins University.

France: Locals march against anti-coronavirus curfew in Paris02:31
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People marched through Paris streets on Saturday against the coronavirus restrictions, including a recently-imposed 9:00 pm curfew for restaurants and bars.

"I hope that the government stops these ridiculous measures that put people in the streets," restaurant owner Henry said.

Police were seen present in the streets, with no major scuffles reported.

The restrictions were put in place in Paris and several other French cities on Saturday, October 17, following a surge in the coronavirus cases.

France has registered 876,342 cases of the coronavirus with 33,325 deaths relates to the virus, according to data complied by Johns Hopkins University.

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