Confinement in France will be extended after April 15

President Emmanuel Macron will make a televised address to the nation on Monday – and not tomorrow as previously announced – and the home confinement period will be extended beyond April 15, the Elysée has announced to news service AFP tonight.

8 April 2020
President Macron during a recent televised address from Mulhouse
By Sarah Smith

No new duration period has been given. The president is expected to clarify the situation when he speaks on Monday on television and radio at about 20:00.

It will be his fourth televised address about the epidemic since March 12.

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