France will make it mandatory to wear the mask in all closed public places to curb the new coronavirus epidemic that is showing signs of reappearance, French President Emmanuel Macron stressed today.
"I would like to make the mask mandatory in all closed public places," he said in a television interview, referring to August 1 for the implementation of this measure.
"We have signs that the spread of the coronavirus has increased slightly in France," the French president warned, referring to the new coronavirus epidemic that has killed more than 30,000 people in the country, while health authorities warn against easing precautions such as wearing masks and physical distancing.
"As for the mask, we do it in transport, it works very well, but it is a bit messy in closed public places (…) means that things have to be organized," he stressed.
"We must prevent and prepare for a recurrence of the epidemic," the President warned during this television interview on the occasion of the national holiday.
"We will be ready." he stressed.
"We have both stocks and supplies that are secure that will enable us to withstand any deterioration," he added.
Asked if France would take a possible vaccine as a priority if it were to be discovered by the French pharmaceutical group Sanofi, he assured that the country would be served first, but refused to seek absolute priority, judging an absurd "health nationalism" ”Possible.
"We must prevent and prepare for a resumption of the epidemic," the President warned during this television interview on the occasion of the national holiday.