Update 2021-03-18 (3): The Alpes-Maritimes department is also affected by the new restrictions. A complete list of the affected areas can be found here.
Update 2021-03-18 (2): According to further reports, the start of the countrywide night-time curfew will also be postponed from 06:00 p.m. (local time) to 07:00 p.m. In general, movements in the areas affected by the new partial lockdown are also restricted. Similar to previous lockdowns, the reason for leaving the house must be entered in a form.
Update 2021-03-18 (1): On Thursday (18 March), the French Prime Minister announced a partial shutdown in several parts of the country. Non-essential businesses will have to close from midnight on Friday (19 March, local time) and people will not be allowed to move more than ten kilometres from their residence without necessary reasons. Travel across regional borders is prohibited. These measures are to apply for at least one month.
Paris and the Île de France as well as the Hauts-de-France region and parts of Normandy are affected. In total, this applies in 16 departments.