More French cities placed on Covid-19 ‘maximum alert’ level

After Paris and Aix-Provence, now the Macron administration added four others in maximum alert status to fight back the coronavirus, surgical strikes with strict new measures to stop the spread of infections. They are Lille, Lyon, Grenoble, and Saint-Etienne. The designation is given to places that have a high number of cases, a high number of cases among vulnerable people and more than 30% of intensive care beds occupied by Covid-19 patients …