Residents of France will be able to move freely on the streets since may 11, according to "France 24" with reference to the appeal of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.

"(may 11) is again possible to travel freely without special permits", – said Philip.

He said that travel more than 100 miles from home are allowed only for family or working need.

March 17, France limited the movement of citizens and closed public places except for grocery stores and hospitals. In the country the coronavirus infected more than 128 thousand, died 23 thousand people.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.