France shuts borders to most non-EU travel over COVID-19   « Khabarhub
Thursday, July 25th, 2024

France shuts borders to most non-EU travel over COVID-19  


30 January 2021  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

PARIS: French PM Jean Castex has announced tough new Covid-19 border restrictions after cases of coronavirus spiked, of late.

From Sunday all but essential travel from outside of the EU will be banned. Testing requirements from inside the EU will also be tightened, BBC reported.

Mr Castex said police would increase their enforcement of an evening curfew and other rules already in place.

Infections remain high in France, despite recent rule tightening.

The new restrictions will affect the UK, now no longer in the EU, but its transport minister clarified on Twitter that the change would not impact hauliers transporting goods to or from the UK.

The number of coronavirus cases has reached 3,153,487 in France after new 22,858 cases were reported in the country.

Currently, 2,854,693 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment at various hospitals and home isolations while 223,174 have returned home after recovery. Similarly, the death toll has reached 75,620 after 510 died in the past 24 hours.

Publish Date : 30 January 2021 08:52 AM

Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the

Korean Embassy extends best wishes for Nepali players to Paralympic-2024

KATHMANDU: The Embassy of South Korea in Nepal today feted

Province Minister Yadav demands details of incomplete projects

DHANUSHA: Minister for Energy, Irrigation and Water Supplies for the

Cabinet decisions: Cities to be free of street children within a year

KATHMANDU: The government has resolved to eradicate the persistent issue

Around Rs 40 million collected in one year from monetary offerings at Pathibhara Temple

TAPLEJUNG: The temple of Hindu goddess Pathibhara in Taplejung has