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Health restrictions in Marseille: recalcitrant restaurateurs will not be fined


“They are right to resist,” Judge Samia Ghali, elected various leftists, calling for “flexibility” from the government after its new measures against the Covid-19 epidemic.

The rebellion of Marseille political leaders is growing.

After the transpartisan forum of 50 elected officials and the legal action of the president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Samia Ghali supported the disobedience of restaurateurs on Friday, September 25.

"They are right to resist"

, insisted the third assistant (various left) to the mayor of Marseille on BFMTV, calling for


from the government, which decreed the closure of bars and restaurants on Saturday in the metropolis of 'Aix-Marseille and Guadeloupe - territories in "maximum alert zone" - to fight against the Covid-19 epidemic.

Read also: Covid-19: Olivier Véran provokes a sling among local elected officials

The elected representative disputes the strongest circulation of the virus in bars -

"three times more than elsewhere"

, argues the Prime Minister - and in restaurants -

"twice as much"


She warns that the municipal police will not punish the recalcitrant:

“The municipal

police will not punish

open restaurants and bars.

She has other missions, ”

she said.

Visit of the Minister of Health

Faced with the opposition of elected officials and entrepreneurs, gathered Friday morning in a demonstration of several hundred people, the Minister of Health will travel to Marseille on Friday afternoon.

Olivier Véran must in particular meet elected officials there and visit the intensive care unit of the public hospital of Timone, before meeting an epidemiologist.

To read also: The mayor of Aix-en-Provence, Maryse Joissains: "They are plunging our country into an anxiety-provoking climate"

The Prime Minister assumed the government measures Thursday evening on France 2, evoking a situation

"very worrying"

at the national level and

"a race against the clock"

for Marseille.

He ensures that restaurateurs forced to close will be


through recourse to partial unemployment, an exemption from social charges, and the Solidarity Fund for companies.

Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2020-09-25

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