Coronavirus spreading faster in French Guyana, says French PM

Reuters , Sunday 21 Jun 2020

FILE - In this June 16, 2020, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron visits an industrial development laboratory at French drugmaker's vaccine unit Sanofi Pasteur plant in Marcy-l'Etoile, near Lyon, central France. (Photo: AP)

The coronavirus has been spreading faster in the last 10 days in French Guyana and the French government is not ruling out imposing a new lockdown on the French overseas territory, the prime minister's office said on Sunday.

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe's office also said in the statement that the government would be stepping up its resources to tackle the virus in the region.

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