Watching a young couple from Paris unload luggage from their travel limousine, the retired old man Claude was disgusted. He said: “Damn Parisians, bring the new crown virus here.”
After the French ordered the citizens to prevent the epidemic at home, the couple hurried to the newly purchased country house with their children. The village where the villa is located is located in the department of Eure-Loire, 45 miles southwest of Paris. This move has been widespread in France recently. The government issued a closure order on March 17, and thousands of residents of large cities thought it was time to go to their holiday villas. Almost every family in the French middle class with a good life owns a holiday villa in the countryside.
People bathed in the gentle spring light and ran to the countryside and the sea, which reminded them of the Parisian escape from the city in June 1940-when Paris was occupied by the Germans during World War II.
After the government issued a family order, from the town of Deauville and the resort on the English Channel to inland villages, from the island of Brittany to the Mediterranean coast, anger against the “Parisians” was burning. The anger comes from fear. The locals are afraid that the Parisians will bring the virus to areas with few infections and scarce hospital beds. In addition, people in other parts of France already have prejudices about Parisians who feel good about themselves-this is evident in local supermarkets where supplies are scarce.
Many Parisians bought a second suite in other parts of France.
”The Parisian go back!” the graffiti on one wall of Cafré in the Arcachon Basin wrote. Some urbanites who returned to the countryside said that their Facebook page was full of verbal abuse. Parisian Natalie recently took her child back to a holiday villa by the Normandy beach. A Facebook friend commented on her homepage: “I don’t understand why you brought your new crown virus here.” Another person said to her, “You should stay in Paris.”
Someone on Twitter complained Tao: “Parisians fled to other provinces to take the virus, but those who should have been isolated at home are enjoying it outdoors.” Others said: “These people are totally self-conscious and do not consider the consequences.
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French Minister of Health Olivier Viran warned the city’s escape. This phenomenon is not only seen in Paris, but also in Lille, Strasbourg and other large cities with severe epidemics. Wiran said: “People who flock from the city to the countryside may spread the virus to other areas.”
All French residents must carry an official form downloaded and printed from the government website with a check on the reason, otherwise a fine of 135 euros.
To the surprise of local governments, many “segregated refugees” regarded the emergency as a vacation: when they returned to their hometowns, they were tied with surfboards, and when they returned, they took their children to a picnic on the beach. “Distance” ignored. To stop these actions, local governments on the Mediterranean coast ordered the closure of all beaches, including the Pyrenees and Corsica. Pierre Dardu, the official responsible for regional security on the coast, said: “There are too many people on the beach.” Corsican official Frank Robin said that these “isolated vacationers” must follow the same rules as others Regulations.
The famous lady purchases at the Paris Bastille with sufficient supplies.
This means that the purpose of residents going out can only be to buy essentials or walk and exercise on the street near home. Riding is prohibited nationwide, and running can only be within two kilometers of the neighborhood. All French residents must carry an official form downloaded and printed from the government website with a check on the reason, otherwise a fine of 135 euros.
Other reasons for going out are limited to doing important work, dealing with urgent family needs, or seeking medical services. French Minister of the Interior Christophe Castane ordered the strengthening of police measures and said that those who violated the regulations were “idiots”.
The abomination of the Parisians sparked public outrage in the Brittany region and nearby Atlantic coast islands. On Olelong Island in the Bay of Biscay, a mayor shelled the “second-class residents” who returned to the island during isolation. He told a media website: “Many of them confuse the concepts of home isolation and seaside vacation. . Now our islanders are worried that someone has brought the virus here.”
In a supermarket in Leidao, the urbanites who returned home for a holiday triggered a wave of panic buying, and finally intervened with the police to intervene to maintain order. “The reason we called the police was because the newcomers were rushing to buy, and they had a tense relationship with the locals.” Raynaud official Lionel Quilly said, “It’s sunny here. They go out for a ride. boating.”
A child plays under the blooming cherry trees in Romanville. Like many other cities across the country, the streets here are exceptionally quiet.
There are news reports that dozens of cars with British license plates appeared in the city of Roscoff in Brittany, which caused panic of “British invasion” among the local people. It is reported that these cars are driven from daily ferry boats and look very ordinary. The inland province of Dordogne is also a favorite place for British people, and confirmed cases of new coronavirus have also appeared in the province.
People in the city flooded into the beautiful island and other islands south of Brittany, and the Morbihan provincial government had to take emergency measures. In order to reduce the number of tourists to the local area, the authorities ordered that holiday villas on the beautiful island and the other three islands should not be used by anyone except the owner and their children.
Parisians also said they were met with cold shoulders. Charles, who was hiding in a holiday home in Normandy, said that when he went to the pharmacy to buy hand sanitizer, a staff member asked him if he was a local. He said that although he was not, he had a room there. Subsequently, the staff teased him: “So you came here a long time ago, because the Parisian home just happened to be free of hand sanitizer?”