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The Latest: French police begin patrols to stem virus spread

The Latest on the world’s coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 183,000 people and killed more than 7,100. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More than 79,000 people have recovered so far, mostly in China.
As clocks around France struck noon, the police patrols commenced, stopping anyone outside to try to contain the spreading virus.
Normally swarming with visitors 365 days a year, the empty Eiffel Tower guarded over a Paris gradually going into lockdown.
Some Parisians looked out on their changing …read more

Source:: National Newswatch