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France bans gatherings of more than 1,000 over virus fears: minister

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France on Sunday banned all gatherings of more than 1,000 people in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Health Minister Olivier Veran said, as the French death toll reached 19.

[PARIS] France on Sunday banned all gatherings of more than 1,000 people in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Health Minister Olivier Veran said, as the French death toll reached 19.

"All gatherings of more than 1,000 people are from now on banned," he said adding that...

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