France - Health measures in force

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If you are planning to come to France and want information about the Covid-19 (coronavirus), check here for the latest information.

  • General information : the situation in France

  • Measures at national level :
    • The curfew has been lifted
    • Wearing a mask outdoors is no longer compulsory since 17 June (with some exceptions: gatherings, queues, markets, stadiums, etc.)

July 21, 2021: the "health pass" is extended to all leisure and cultural venues, and for events such as fairs, exhibitions, congresses and corporate events with more than 50 people;

Early August 2021: The "health pass" is extended to cafés, restaurants, shopping centres, hospitals, retirement homes, medical and social establishments, as well as to air, train and coach travel for long-distance journeys.
Other places may be added to this list later if necessary depending on the epidemic situation.

The "health pass" requires proof of one of the following three things :
•vaccination (full scheme);
•negative test less than 48 hours old for access to the major events concerned;
•RT-PCR or positive antigenic test showing recovery of Covid-19.