"This morning, at the Supervisory Board of @APHP [Assistance publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, hospital system in Paris]. On the agenda, the very tense situation in Paris hospitals and intensive care units, and the working conditions of staff hard hit by the epidemic, whose commitment I would like to salute once again," Hidalgo wrote on Twitter.
The authorities imposed stricter measures in highly infected areas, including the closures of bars, gyms and swimming pools for two weeks. The requirement to wear masks while outdoors and in shared spaces and social distancing rules have been in effect for several months.
To date, France has confirmed 711,704 COVID-19 cases, with a death toll of 32,539.