Covid: France updates its list of countries classified in green and red

The list of countries classified in the Green Zone continues to grow. Travelers from Canada and the United States are now classified as green by France and are likely to travel there more easily. Turkey comes out of the red while Afghanistan enters, according to a decree published on Thursday in the official journal.

Countries classified in the Green Zone are characterized by a low prevalence of the virus – so their travelers will not have to follow a quarantine upon arrival in France and will be able to travel without a compelling reason, even if they are not vaccinated against it. COVID-19.

Travelers from Turkey leave the Red Zone, which is particularly characterized by the active circulation or spread of some forms of the epidemic. They are now classified in the Orange Zone, where the virus spreads but in a controlled proportion. If vaccinated, they are not subject to quarantine upon arrival and do not require a compelling reason, however, they must show a negative PCR or antigen test upon shipment.

On the other hand, if they are not vaccinated, they are subject to a number of restrictions (compelling reasons, tests, self-isolation for seven days upon arrival in France, etc.).

Lastly, Afghanistan, Maldives and Paraguay are in the Red Zone. Even if travelers to these countries are vaccinated, they are given a mandatory PCR test, a negative PCR or antigen test of less than 48 hours upon boarding, a systematic antigen test upon arrival in France, then seven days. Will have to self-isolate.

Note that Morocco appears in the list of “orange” countries, so travelers departing from Morocco are not subject to quarantine if they are vaccinated.

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