A confined Parisian enjoy sunny spring weather from a window ledge during lockdown imposed to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris. after the announcement by French President Emmanuel Macron of the strict home confinement rules of the French due to an outbreak of coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on March 18, 2020 in Paris, France. the French will have to stay at home, France has closed down all schools, theatres, cinemas and a range of shops, with only those selling food and other essential items allowed to remain open. under penalty of sanctions, prohibiting all but essential outings in a bid to curb the coronavirus spread. The government has said tens of thousands of police will be patrolling streets and issuing fines of 135 euros ($150) for people without a written declaration justifying their reasons for being out. Paris, France, 18 April 2020.