Covid-19: strengthened border health controls, Véran announces

Strengthening of health measures at the borders. Guest of the TF1 newspaper Thursday evening November 25, the Minister of Health announced that the government would “restore a test obligation” for travel to overseas departments and territories and “strengthen” the “health controls at the borders “. “We are going to change the rules to go to overseas territories, because we are restoring an obligation to test,” he said on TF1.

The unvaccinated people will have to “present a negative test of less than 24 hours”, while the vaccinated will have to attest of an “antigenic test of less than 48 hours, or a PCR of less than 72 hours”, a-t- He specifies.

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A decree published within 48 hours

The “health control measures at the borders” will also be “reinforced”, in particular for “unvaccinated people who would like to come to France”, but also for those “returning from countries (classified) ‘orange’ or ‘red ‘, that is to say where the virus circulates a lot “, but also” where there would be suspicions of variants “, he added. These restrictions will be detailed by decree “within 24 to 48 hours”.

Asked about Morocco’s decision to suspend flights to and from France, Olivier Véran indicated that the executive “took note” and assured that he will do “the maximum for our nationals who are remained (in the country) and who wonder “.

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