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Macron says COVID-19 epidemic is serious in overseas territories

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Macron says COVID-19 epidemic is serious in overseas territories
Macron says COVID-19 epidemic is serious in overseas territories   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

PARIS – President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that France’s overseas territories, in particular the Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, were being hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic.

“The situation is dramatic,” Macron said as he opened a virtual meeting with his senior cabinet ministers to discuss the epidemic.