The New Paper

October 29, 2020

France, Germany announce new coronavirus restrictions

France and Germany announced new nationwide coronavirus-driven restrictions yesterday, with France allowing residents to leave their homes only for essential work or medical reasons and Germany closing restaurants, bars, and gyms. The announcements come amid a surge in cases across Europe and around the world, with several nations (including the US) reporting record daily increases.

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