France makes working from home mandatory under new lockdown - minister

FILE PHOTO: French Prime Minister Jean Castex, wearing a protective face mask, waits for a guest outside the Hotel Matignon in Paris, France, October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

PARIS (Reuters) - Working from home will be mandatory all the week in France except when it is technically impossible, Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday, as France ordered a new lockdown to curb a second wave of coronavirus infections.

French government was giving details of a second lockdown that will last until Dec. 1.

(Reporting by Geert De Clercq; Writing by Matthieu Protard)

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