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More than 50% of shops on Paris' Champs-Elysees to re-open on May 11

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the deserted Place de la Concorde and Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris during a lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, April 2, 2020. Picture taken with a drone April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

PARIS (Reuters) - More than 50 percent of shops on Paris’ famed Champs-Elysees avenue are expecting to re-open for business on May 11, said the business committee representing the district in a statement on Thursday.

The committee said shops would have reinforced health and safety measures, and would be open from 1100-1900 from Monday to Saturday, and from 1100-1800 on Sunday.

Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta;Editing by Elaine Hardcastle