US News Coronavirus: The curfew would cost much less than a re-containment according to the government

17:55  16 october  2020
17:55  16 october  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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Bruno Le Maire estimated the cost of the curfews introduced on Saturday at one billion euros for the State

Le ministre de l'economie Bruno Le Maire, lors d'une conférence de presse le 15 octobre 2020 à Paris. © Jacques Witt / SIPA The Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire, during a press conference on October 15, 2020 in Paris. ACCOUNTS - Bruno Le Maire quantifies the cost of the curfews introduced on Saturday at one billion euros for the State

A lesser evil for the economy of France? Aid to compensate for the economic losses linked to the curfews introduced on Saturday to stem the resumption of the coronavirus epidemic will cost one billion euros but an re-containment would have cost up to twenty times more, a estimated this Friday the Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire. The cost of the economic support measures announced on Thursday amounted to "one billion euros for the duration of the curfew," the tenant of Bercy confirmed on BFMTV / RMC .

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A re-containment of certain areas would cost 5 billion

In comparison, " if we carried out a real re-containment in the areas where the virus is actively circulating - and only in these areas - the cost would be five billion euros, ”according to the minister.

And "if we had a general reconfinement, the cost would be, depending on the reaction of the economic world, from 15 to 20 billion euros per month", he calculated.

He added that he would prefer "that we take strong, rapid, circumscribed, immediate measures and that we strongly support the sectors which are most concerned rather than being in this situation of general reconfinement which would be unbearable psychologically, socially and for public finances ".

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