Originally published at: DEVELOPING: France Closes Eiffel Tower to Combat Spread of Coronavirus | Sean Hannity
French authorities closed Paris’ famed Eiffel Tower Friday to stop the spread of Coronavirus throughout France’s capital and surrounding regions.
“In the context of the COVID-19 outbreak and due to the government health measures announced today, the Eiffel Tower will be closed today from 9pm, for an indefinite period of time,” reads a statement on the landmark’s official website.
— The Hill (@thehill) March 13, 2020
🇬🇧 In the context of the #COVID19 outbreak and due to the government health measures announced today, the #EiffelTower closes today, from 9pm, for an indefinite period of time. pic.twitter.com/0BnTZgSN9g
— La tour Eiffel (@LaTourEiffel) March 13, 2020
The French government has also banned gatherings of 100 people or more throughout the country.
Officials have confirmed there are currently 3,600 cases of Coronavirus in France; resulting in 79 deaths.
Read the full report here.
Source: The Hill