France to Require Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

France to Require Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

PARIS—Wearing masks in enclosed public spaces will become mandatory within the next few weeks in France, where there have been recent signs of a slight pickup in the circulation of the new coronavirus, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.

France’s strict two-month national lockdown from mid-March to May helped fight the pandemic. The number of new daily infections has dropped to a few hundred cases compared with several thousand during the peak of the health crisis in April. Life has gradually returned to normal as schools,…

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