The country’s Prime Minister, Édouard Philippe, said that as part of the further alleviation of coronavirus restrictions, casinos and entertainment venues will be reopened in France on Monday.
Improving the sanitary situation indeed allows some interventions to be lifted. ”
Team sport practice will be allowed to continue on Monday, but contact sports are prohibited.
“The contact sport situation will be discussed before September,” he says.
July 11 shows that the state of emergency of France is over. Although some restrictions persist, up to 5,000 people will be allowed to fill the stadium since then. “Activities involving more than 1,500 people will need to be declared to guarantee the necessary measures,” he adds.
The 5,000-person limit will continue until September 1, but according to Philippe’s office, “the national epidemiological situation will be reassessed in mid-July to see if there is a relaxation for the second part of August.”
The owners of nightclubs and international cruise organizers will have to wait until September to find out if they can continue their activities.
France recorded 196,083 coronavirus cases and 29,620 deaths. Johns Hopkins University.
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