The Figaro letter of October 23, 2020

In your letter: the curfew announced for 54 departments, the sulphurous contact of the assassin of Samuel Paty, and the surrogacy business in Ukraine.

La lettre du Figaro, your information meeting every morning.
The letter of Figaro, your information meeting every morning. Le Figaro

Dear readers, hello!

It’s over, it’s over, it’s going to end, it might be over“. Since March, we are at the same stage as Clov and Hamm in Game over Beckett to wonder if the health situation will improve sooner or later. One thing is certain, it will not be for now, 40,000 people tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday and the government has decided to tighten the screws even more: from this Friday evening, 46 million French people will be holed up in their homes at 9 p.m.

Have a great weekend. Here is the forgotten word of the day: roquentin (a ridiculous old man who wants to play the young man).

Ronan Planchon, journalist at Figaro

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Covid-19: where is the epidemic really?

A week after the introduction of the curfew in Île-de-France and in eight metropolitan areas, the measure was very widely extended. In total, 54 departments, or 46 million French people, are now affected by this restriction. Le Figaro

It is too early at this stage to measure the effects of the curfew», Declared Jean Castex, Thursday. Finally, this semi-containment should not be useless since the Prime Minister has just extended it. And not just a little. 54 departments are now concerned from Friday midnight, or 46 million

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