A four-week state of emergency was re-introduced in France on Wednesday.
France has announced a record 30,000 new COVID-19 cases in a day.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex made the revelation on Twitter, calling on French citizens to understand the seriousness of the situation.
"All of us have, within us, the possibility, by our behaviour, to protect us, to protect others and to slow the circulation of the virus."
In France, a four-week state of emergency was re-introduced on Wednesday, with Castex revealing the extent of the measures the following afternoon.WAM
More than 30 studies are under way in France — of a world total of 860 — in search of drugs to treat the COVID-19 disease sweeping the world, infectologist Florence Ader said.
France is faring worse than Germany, Europe’s largest economy, which on Thursday reported a 10.1% plunge in GDP during the April-June period as its exports and business investment collapsed.
While children and young people seem rarely to be victims of severe Covid-19, they are experiencing indirect adverse effects of the pandemic on their mental and physical health.
Al Suhaimi's death caused a gloom among Saudis. Many of his fans on the X platform expressed their sadness over his death.
Social media users circulated video clips showing strong sounds and lights emanating from different areas in Libya.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts, and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at undermining security and stability in contravention of human values and principles.
Locals and conservationists reacted with outrage Thursday at the deliberate destruction of one of the UK's most photographed trees, next to the Roman-era Hadrian's Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage site in northeast England.