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No postal deliveries tomorrow in France

La Poste staff will not be working tomorrow Saturday, March 21 meaning all its 1,600 post offices will be closed and there will be no postal deliveries made.

The mail company, which has been working at 80% this week, said the day was needed to give staff a rest.

 Services should be back to normal on Monday 23. In a press statement, La Poste said: “The new organisation will be the subject of specific information for postal workers and the general public.”

 The company has taken measures since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis for the staff to avoid contact as much as possible. For mail delivered to your home, the postman leaves it in the mailbox. For any mail requiring a signature, the postman can text you to ask for your authorisation to leave it in the mailbox, or ask you to take a picture of your signature, to avoid direct contact. Online services on laposte.fr and labanquepostale.fr are still accessible. 

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