With hospitalizations up, France weighs return to masks

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

Tourism is booming again in France And so is COVID-19 I'm Ben Thomas with some details New coronavirus cases have been rising in France nearly 93,000 per day by Johns Hopkins latest count and government data shows nearly 1000 patients hospitalized per day over the past two weeks Still tourism is booming there this summer Asked to tell hotels president Serge cachon says it's only taken a few months to return to pre-pandemic levels Not only to recover but to overpass the best result we ever had in Paris in the trees and I think it is the same all over France The French government has invited or recommended people go back to using face masks though they stopped short of renewing restrictions that might scare visitors away or revive protests I'm Ben Thomas

Coming up next