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Second COVID wave highly likely to hit France this year, scientists say

Saudi Press Agency

Tuesday 1441/12/14 - 2020/08/04

Paris, Aug 4, 2020, SPA -- A second wave of the coronavirus epidemic is highly likely to hit France in the autumn or winter, the government's top scientific body warned on Tuesday as authorities seek to contain an increase in new cases over the past two weeks, according to Reuters.

The warning came as an increasing number of French cities decided to make mask-wearing mandatory in crowded outdoor areas - including, soon, the capital Paris.

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