France advises citizens not to travel to Catalonia

France advises citizens not to travel to Catalonia
French Prime Minister Jean Castex, flanked by French Health Minister Olivier Veran (L) speaks to the press at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, north on Paris on July 24, 2020 during a visit as sanitary measures have been deployed for departing and arriving passengers in order to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. (AFP)
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Updated 24 July 2020

France advises citizens not to travel to Catalonia

France advises citizens not to travel to Catalonia
  • PM Castex said the government will reinforce controls at France’s borders in the hope of better containing the pandemic

PARIS: France is advising it citizens not to travel to the Spanish region of Catalonia in order to help contain the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Friday.
Castex also said the government will reinforce controls at France’s borders in the hope of better containing the pandemic, with people arriving from some countries being subject to compulsory testing.
Castex was speaking on the sidelines of a visit to Charles-de-Gaulle international airport, north of Paris.