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France to impose more restrictions if COVID-19 situation worsens

French Prime Minister Jean Castex speaks during a news conference on the country's COVID-19 situation at the French Health Ministry in Paris, France November 12, 2020. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government could impose further restrictions if the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the coming days, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday.

Castex also told a news conference that authorities could ease restrictions for Christmas holidays if conditions allow.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Kupta; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by David Goodman

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