On Saturday night as a new curfew was enforced the streets of Paris and eight other French cities were deserted.
The main objective of the overnight curfew was to slowdown the soaring Covid rate in France which is one of a major hotspot in Europe.
Government as already received plenty of complaints from the restaurant owners, whose businesses are already suffering a huge loss after the two-month lockdown in the spring.
Due to rise in number of covid cases in Italy, new measures are likely to be announced by the government.
Italy, which was the first European country to be hit significantly by Covid in the first wave, registered a record number of new daily cases on Saturday.
Giuseppe Conte, Italian Prime Minister had announced a fresh restrictions on Sunday.
In France, about 20 million French people are covered by the month-long curfew in cities including Marseille, Lyon, Lille and Toulouse, as well as the capital. The curfew runs from 21:00 to 06:00 every night.
President Emmanuel Macron said the curfews were necessary to avoid the risk of hospitals being overrun.
But many are concerned about the effect it could have on businesses.
“There will surely be employees who will lose their jobs,” Stefano Anselmo, manager of Italian restaurant Bianco in Paris told the Reuters news agency. “It’s a disaster.”