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© Isabel Infant / AFP passengers arrive at the EUROSTAR terminal from St Pancras station in London on May 6, 2020. Photo of archives.
France alleviates the specific health control measures to the borders that had been decided last December for vaccinated travelers from the United Kingdom. The new measures come into force this Friday, January 14, 2022.
The vaccinated persons will be allowed from Friday, January 14, 2022 to leave the United Kingdom to come to France without presenting imperious motif , announced Thursday the Minister responsible for Tourism and SMEs, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne.
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Channel "Vaccinated people from the United Kingdom will no longer have to produce imperious motif" , A- he said on TV5 World. "For vaccinated people, the 48-hour isolation period is fine. We will only ask for a negative test of less than 24 hours at the start. We can move again from the United Kingdom for leisure reasons and go skiing » in the French stations, added the minister.
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➡️Fin of the imperious patterns and isolation on arrival
➡️A negative test - Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne (@jblemoyne) January 13, 2022
The Government specifies in a statement The vaccinated travelers will no longer have the Obligation to respect a period of isolation upon arrival in France, nor, in fact, to register in advance on the digital platform "Eos Passenger".
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© supplied by Europe 1 Guest of Sonia Mabrouk in "The Great Appointment", the member Guillaume Peltier believes that the political class has its share of responsibility for the threats received by the members. He also adds that all the remarks against the French as well as the decisions taken by Emmanuel Macron have only awarded a social climate at the edge of asphyxia. Since the adoption of bill concerning the vaccinal pass, the social climate is close to asphyxia.
Negative test maintained
On the other hand all travelers, vaccinated or not, will have to initially present a negative test (PCR or antigenic test) under 24 hours, adds the press release.
Unvaccinated travelers remain subject to the obligation to justify an imperious ground valid for the "red" countries that tonight for trips from or to the United Kingdom.
Unvaccinated travelers wishing to go to France must also continue to register, before their departure, on the digital platform "Eos Passenger" to indicate the address of their stay in France.
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