Coronavirus: Eiffel Tower in Paris to be closed

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Management of Eiffel Tower in Paris have confirmed that the tower will be closed Friday evening until further notice because of the coronavirus.

“Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the operating company of the Eiffel Tower is announcing the closure of the tower this evening at 9:00 pm (2000 GMT),” the management said.

It added that it hoped “to be able to reopen very soon when conditions allow it”.

According to reports France’s cases has reached over 2,800, with 61 deaths.