Mayor of French city of Nice calls for weekend coronavirus lockdown

Reuters | Paris | Updated: 21-02-2021 13:31 IST | Created: 21-02-2021 13:24 IST
Mayor of French city of Nice calls for weekend coronavirus lockdown
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The mayor of the French Mediterranean city of Nice called on Sunday for a weekend lockdown in the area to stop the flow of visitors and curb a sharp spike in coronavirus infections.

"We need a strong measures that go beyond the nationwide 6 p.m. curfew, either a tighter curfew, or a partial and time-specific lockdown. A weekend lockdown would make sense ...that would stop the inflow of visitors," Mayor Christian Estrosi said on franceinfo radio.

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