Sumary of French senators call for more freedom of movement as Covid virus appears to slow:
- 68 centrist and right wing senators in France have called for an easing of restrictions on movement and outdoor activities, as concerns grow over health risks linked to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle..
- Advertising Read more 68 senators have written to Prime Minister Jean Castex asking him to ease restrictions on physical exercise imposed on 30 October as part of the second lockdown..
- “Recent health studies show that the risk of contamination from Covid-19 outdoors, providing health measures are respected, is virtually nil”, read the letter, which was seen by AFP on Saturday..
- On Thursday health minister Olivier Véran described France’s increasing mental health problems during lockdown as the “hidden face”.
- On Tuesday this week, President Emmanuel Macron held a visioconference with the sports sector during which he said he hoped to reopen sports facilities to children in December if health conditions allowed, along with reinforced protocols to allow some indoor sports..
- No lifting of lockdown yet On Friday France health agency (SPF) said the country may be past the worst of its second wave of coronavirus infections, although it warned that protective measures should be kept in place…