Louvre museum closes doors for second day due to coronavirus risks

A tourist wearing a mask makes a selfie outside the Louvre museum Friday, February 28, 2020 in Paris. (AP)

The Louvre museum in Paris shut its doors to the public early on Monday as management and workers held a meeting over the risks associated with the coronavirus.

A sign in multiple languages on the museum’s main entrance read: “Today the opening of the Louvre is delayed. We will inform you about a potential opening time as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.”

Several dozen tourists and art lovers waited in line outside the ticket office; others gave up and walked off.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57