March 13, 2020 / 4:38 PM / 21 days ago

Paris Louvre museum closes until further notice due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Tourists queue to enter the Louvre as the staff closed the museum during a staff meeting about the coronavirus outbreak, in Paris, France, March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - The Louvre museum in Paris said on Friday it would close from 1700 GMT until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The French government has moved to ban public gatherings of more than 100 people in order to stop the spread of the epidemic.

Reporting by Geert De Clercq; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Catherine Evans

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