'Very likely' France's 2-week virus lockdown must be extended: health agency

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France's two-week home confinement will "very likely" have to be extended to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic, the head of the country's public health agency said Thursday.

"Between two and four weeks" are required for the to be contained, Genevieve Chene told Franceinfo radio, which means an extension of the home confinement that began Tuesday would "very likely be necessary."

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