Macron acknowledged the unwillingness of France to the epidemic of the coronavirus

PARIS, 13 APR – RIA Novosti. France was not fully prepared for the epidemic of the coronavirus, said Monday President of France Emmanuel macron in a televised address to the nation.

“whether we are ready for this crisis? Obviously, not enough. In France, as elsewhere, we had to make difficult decisions based on incomplete information, which sometimes varied, endlessly adapt, because the virus was unknown,” said macron.

He noted that it is not without faults, delays and shortcomings, in particular, according to him, there were not enough masks, gloves and sanitizers.

with the rapid spread of coronavirus, the French authorities in the country were closed cafes, restaurants, cinemas, stores, shops. From March 17, imposed severe restrictions on the movement of people, were closed the EU’s external borders and borders within the Schengen area.

According to Monday, in France, identified 98 076 cases 14 967 people died from the coronavirus.

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