Parts of france are high-risk areas – all the rules

Many Germans have been on vacation in the past weeks to France Pulled. But the was not everywhere without problems, especially for unvaccinated, because parts of the country are considered high-risk areas. Affected are the regions of Occitania, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and various overseas regions, as can be seen on the website of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI).

Corona: France's incidence is well above 200

The look at the increased by the Delta variant Corona numbers in France might have dampened the anticipation of the French vacation for many people anyway. Since the end of July, the nationwide incidence has been above 200, and is currently 208.5 (as of 27. August). On the popular vacation island of Corsica, the number was at times as high as 722.2.

According to information from our editors, the Ministries of Health and the Interior, as well as the Foreign Office, refrained from making all of France the High-risk area to explain, because the incidences are geographically very differentiated. A classification by region is "epidemiologically meaningful and indicated," according to government circles.

France as a high-risk area: the consequences for holidaymakers

People entering Germany from high-risk areas must undergo a ten-day quarantine if they cannot produce a vaccination or convalescence certificate. Self-isolation can be stopped after five days at the earliest with a negative test for Covid-19.

Vacation in France: entry and local rules

Although the situation in France is critical, entry from EU countries and many other countries classified as "green" by the French government is currently possible without a specific travel reason. Vacationers 12 years of age and older will be required to provide a no more than 72-hour-old Antigen or PCR test, Show proof of full vaccination protection or of recovery. In addition, entrants must submit a declaration of freedom from symptoms.

Locally, people aged 11 and older must wear a mask in all publicly accessible, enclosed spaces as well as public transportation Mouth-to-nose coverage carry. The mask obligation in the free one exists only with crowds in queues or on markets. In addition, a so-called "pass sanitaire" must be carried in many places. This involves proof of complete vaccination, recovery or a current negative test.

A Curfew only applies in the overseas territories of Martinique (9 p.m. to 5 a.m.) and La Reunion (11 p.m. to 5 a.m.). Outdoor catering establishments, including non-essential businesses, are open again. Further relaxations for indoor catering or outdoor swimming pools also occurred. (te/san)