Parisians at the Belleville market were met by police patrols who watched over the crowds on Friday amid national lockdown imposed to curb coronavirus crisis.
People can be seen flooding the popular street market three days after the strict coronavirus lockdown was imposed by the French authorities.
Footage shows several shoppers wearing face masks and latex gloves as vendors display sanitary... Еще warnings at their stalls.
French Police patrols were deployed at the market where they wrote fines for people who couldn't provide the appropriate documentation to justify their breach of the lockdown. According to the current regulations people who leave their homes need to print a government form stating the reason why they are leaving their house or present a handwritten version each time they leave their houses.
France has 12,612 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 450 fatalities so far, according to officials.