Travelers waited to flee Paris at the Montparnasse Train Station on Friday ahead of a new lockdown announced by the government in response to a surge in cases of the coronavirus.

PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 19: French people waiting at Montparnasse Train Station to flee Paris as new lockdown will take place on Friday at midnight, on March 18, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien Mattia/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)