Since this weekend, businesses are subject to new restrictions and must respect strict metrics to avoid too much concentration of people.
Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday morning on RTL that companies that do not respect the rules will be punished. The Minister also indicated that the controls will be strengthened in stores to ensure that the 10 square meters per customer meter are respected. In case of non-compliance, there will be “a fine first, then a closure,” he said.
A meter that depends on the surface
These are “a few isolated cases in France”, but “I do not want it to spread, because it will either become a habit or a way to defy the ban,” said Bruno Le Maire, adding that “it is not a ban, but a collective rule to guarantee everyone’s health ”.
Here are the main rules you must follow: