Is France ready? Covid-19 lockdown loosened
The right to go get a haircut and the reopening of many shops are providing rays of hope after 55 days of total lockdown in France. But the easing of confinement raises fresh challenges: François Picard's panel agrees the nation will have to assess why it's so far behind its neighbours on testing, why its face mask stockpile got so badly depleted over the past decade, and whether the government did right in taking the calculated risk to re-open schools. It's the entire top-down system that's under scrutiny in the FRANCE 24 Debate.
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