France is confined for the second time, and if there are a few more people in the streets than during the first confinement, the French are suffering. It was the Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, who was publicly moved. “The mental health of French people deteriorated significantly between the end of September and the beginning of November with a consequent increase in depressive syndromes observed for all socio-demographic profiles.” Christmas seems to be a horizon for spending convivial moments with the family, so it is difficult to prevent the French from going to see their loved ones. The 1 km limitation rule should be relaxed, the SNCF having already invited the French to book their tickets for the end of year celebrations. The government is tempering even though it has said that “the country was on the right track”.
For businesses, if the e-commerce giants have agreed to postpone Black Friday to December 4, a protocol should be implemented in the coming days. The holiday season is crucial for traders. As for club sports activities, they could resume by early December.