French PM does not rule out local lockdown due to Coronavirus spike

French Prime Minister Jean Castex arrives to attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France

French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Monday he did not rule out local lockdowns in France due to a resurgence of new coronavirus infections.

“Nothing must be excluded,” Castex told franceinfo radio after he was asked about potential local lockdowns.

Castex also said the country was facing a “strong” second wave of new COVID-19 infections.

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