Macron to address nation as official warns French coronavirus situation ‘deteriorating very fast’

President Emmanuel Macron will address an anxious French nation on Monday night on the coronavirus outbreak that has seen schools,…

President Emmanuel Macron will address an anxious French nation on Monday night on the coronavirus outbreak that has seen schools, cafés and restaurants closed, the presidency said.

Macron was to hold a meeting with his prime minister, top military adviser, intelligence coordinator and ministers of health, the interior and foreign affairs on the health crisis before giving a televised address at 8pm Paris time (19:00 GMT).

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