The prime minister, Jean Castex has said the country is to close its borders to all
countries outside the European Union from Sunday
This means all people looking to enter from the EU will need a
negative PCR test, except for commuters.
Mr Castex said all large shopping centres will close and travel to the nation’s overseas
territories will be restricted as well.
The prime minister ordered increased police checks of people who violate
France’s 12 hour-a-day curfew, hold secret parties, or open restaurants.