Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The French Government asked that people stay home for the next fifteen days in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The announcement said staying home is the most effective way to â€œput the breaksâ€ on the spread of the virus and urged people not to go out except for necessary errands.
A few days before the lock down was announced, the Government had also declared that the country had entered Stage 3 of its pandemic response due to the number of people infected with the virus.
Full details here: https://www.gouvernement.fr/conseil-des-ministres/2020-03-18/le-covid-19