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Will French Alps Close Today / Weekend?

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Claude B wrote:
I see that a couple of communes in the north of Isere near Bourgoin Jailleu have imposed curfews. 9pm to 5am. I was up in Bourgoin where I think there are quite a lot of cases 10 days ago Shocked


probably to stop looting Happy
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@Claude B, thanks for that!
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4:56 p.m .: Containment extended until April 15

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced the renewal of confinement in France for two weeks starting Tuesday, until April 15.

"This period can obviously be extended if the health situation requires it," he said after the Council of Ministers.

No real surprise at the above.

We're just getting into a daily routine now, nothing too exciting and I'm not worrying about making plans, worrying about conditions/weather, worrying about if I'd made a right/wrong call, getting up early to beat the sun etc

It's almost stress-free Laughing

That said our walk today took us over the hour and at one point we were a good 1.6km from home Shocked

I think I might well cancel my MRI in Gap scheduled for next Thurs April 2nd
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But

"Earlier this week the specialist scientific council that advises the government recommended that a six-week lockdown was needed in order to halt the spread of coronavirus in France and ensure that the health services could cope.

However on Friday afternoon, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that it would be extended for another 15 days."

So we can expect a further exrension.
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Claude B wrote:
......So we can expect a further exrension........


I concur
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Paranoia setting in?



So we're nearing the end of the second week of lock-down and it's a lot more Draconian than the UK.........

Latest blog about what daily life is like for us

https://stylealtitude.com/day-10-11-lockdown-blog.html
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@Weathercam, you are the invisible man and I claim my €5 Laughing
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some folk are less confined than others it seems

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Currently things not too bad down our way, long may it continue

http://www.ville-briancon.fr/actus/cellule-covid-19-brianconnais

Walking dogs circa lunchtime we saw a lone skier skiing down the CDB back to Aravet, looked very nice Sad
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Phone version of attestation available Monday

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/societe/coronavirus-une-attestation-de-deplacement-sera-disponible-sur-smartphone-des-ce-lundi-6-avril-1585841256?utm
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Still nice in Meribel for our quick snow shoe outing. Pity we are not allowed to ski.

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You know it makes sense.
60,000 police mobilized for controls this weekend, take care if you are bending the rules.
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Otherwise you'll just go on seeing the one name:
@davidof, think most of those will be controlling the roads, though suspect like last weekend the PGHM and reservists will be putting on various shows, or playing with their new toys Laughing

https://www.ledauphine.com/faits-divers-justice/2020/04/01/en-images-pendant-le-confinement-les-gendarmes-du-pghm-surveillent-les-montagnes

Best bet, if you need to go out on Sunday, will be to do it between Noon and 14:30 as part of their exercise will be to have a big lunch Laughing
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On the radio this morning it was talking about blockading Paris, roads, train stations, airports to keep them in.
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Claude B wrote:
On the radio this morning it was talking about blockading Paris, roads, train stations, airports to keep them in.
Hasn't the rest of France been waiting for decades for an excuse to do that? wink
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Cost of early closure 1.5 billion euros

https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/auvergne-rhone-alpes/savoie/coronavirus-fermeture-stations-ski-seisme-economique-montagne-1811684.html
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