27th April 2021

“The peak of the third wave seems to be behind us,” said Jean Castex at a press briefing on Thursday 22 April. However, we must remain very vigilant. We are facing a strain – the so-called British variant – which is more contagious, and therefore more difficult to combat. ”

Three weeks after the ban on travel more than 10 km unless there is a compelling reason, the government is considering a gradual easing of the restrictions. “On May 3, we will be able to lift the constraints of travel during the day and consider, subject to the health situation, a new reopening around mid-May which could start with shops, certain cultural and sporting activities and terraces.

“The list of places concerned is not definitively fixed, it will be accompanied by” special conditions “, which could be “territorialized “.

(L’écho touristique).