Casinos and entertainment lounges will reopen in France on Monday as part of a further easing of coronary restrictions, Prime Minister Douard Philippe said.
Improving health care does allow for certain restrictions to be lifted, “said Philippe.
Group sports will also be allowed to be repeated on Monday, but contact sports remain prohibited.
“His condition (contact sport) will be discussed before September,” the statement said.
July 11 marks the end of France’s state of emergency. Up to 5,000 people will be allowed to fill stadiums by this date, although some restrictions will remain. The statement added that “activities involving more than 1,500 people should be reported to ensure that necessary precautions are taken”.
The 5,000-person limit will remain in place until September 1, but “the national epidemiological situation will be reassessed in mid-July to see if relaxation is possible for the second half of August,” according to Philippe’s office.
Owners of nightclubs and international maritime cruise organizers will have to wait until September to find out if they can continue their activities.
France recorded 196,083 corona cases and 29,620 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.