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The Louvre closes indefinitely

13/03/2020View on timeline

On March 13, after the three-day closure prompted by the employees a week earlier, the Louvre decided to close down indefinitely. The Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles also did so. 

France had, at the time, 2.860 coronavirus cases and 61 deaths.

After Attempts to Stay Open, Louvre in Paris Closes Indefinitely as Coronavirus Spreads in France. ART News.

Paris' famed Louvre Museum is closed as France deals with at least 100 cases of novel coronavirus. CNN Travel.

Louvre, Versailles and Eiffel Tower close over coronavirus crisis. France24.



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Published in 29/05/2020

Updated in 19/02/2021

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