CULTURE Paris's Louvre museum still closed Monday over staff coronavirus fears: union

CULTURE

Paris's Louvre museum still closed Monday over staff coronavirus fears: union

AFP

19:00, March 02, 2020

The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum, was closed to visitors for a second day running Monday after staff again refused to work due to coronavirus fears, a union said.

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Tourists stand outside the Louvre museum, in Paris, France, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Staff voted Monday at a meeting, as they had on Sunday, to exercise their legal right not to work due a threat to their life or health, Christian Galani, a staff representative at the Louvre and member of the CGT union, told AFP.

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