Edward Philip will once again be speaking Thursday, may 28, after the defence council convened by the President of the Republic. The Prime minister must detail the second step in the containment which will start on 2 June for three weeks. Holiday, schools, the reopening of restaurants, and movie theaters… On what will be its ads ? What do we know already ?
The speech of the Prime minister this Thursday, may 28, in the afternoon there will be the opportunity to take stock of the health situation since the 11 may. But also, and especially, Édouard Philippe is expected to make several announcements very expected, starting with the date of reopening of the restaurants and bars but also museums, cinemas and theatres. An important step in the gradual return to normal life, even if the French are going to have to learn to live with the coronavirus.
The reopening of bars and restaurants on 2 June ?
To date, the most likely hypothesis is the reopening of restaurants and bars as of the 2nd of June, in any case in the departments located in the green area.
According to the minister of Culture, Franck Riester, a part of the cultural events will resume in June. As well, some parks have already already announced that they may reopen, like Puy du Fou. The cinema should reopen at the beginning of July, without distinction of red zone or green.
The summer holidays bookable in France and in the EU ?
This speech of the Prime minister should also be the opportunity to learn more about the summer vacation. When will we be allowed to cross the limit of 100 km around our home ? According to the secretary of State in charge of Tourism Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, the government board “ to a significant expansion ” of opportunities for travel without a certificate of derogation. Will we be able to enjoy the beaches and attractions in conditions close to normal in July and August ? We will know more perhaps this Thursday, may 28th, but it will have to wait for June 15 to learn more about the evolution of border controls within the european Union.
Édouard Philippe should also specify the conditions for the return of all college students, especially in the red areas. Presumably, the high school students should not return to school before September.