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Covid: overseas travel, border controls … Olivier Véran’s announcements at 8 p.m. on TF1

By Caroline J., Cécile D. Published on November 25, 2021 at 9:20 p.m.

Invited to 8 p.m. on TF1 this Thursday, November 25, 2021, the Minister of Health Olivier Véran made several announcements including the strengthening of border controls, new entry rules to reach overseas territories or the reopening of 300 vaccination centers. . We take stock.

To curb the strong epidemic recovery in France, Olivier Veran held a press conference this Thursday, November 25 at midday. The Minister detailed the various measures taken by the government to stem the 5th wave currently prevailing in the country. Among these measures? The booster dose open to all adults 18 years of age and more from this Saturday, November 27, the validity of PCR tests reduced to 24 hoursor even the return of mandatory mask indoors in places open to the public.

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While a Defense Council was held on Wednesday November 24 in the morning, outlining the measures to be taken to deal with the 5th wave of Covid, Olivier Véran held a press conference this Thursday November 25 specifying these future measures. Reinforcement of the health pass, extension of the 3rd dose to all French people, return of the mask outdoors and indoors… We take stock! [Lire la suite]

A few hours after his speech, Olivier Veran was invited at 8 p.m. TF1 to make further announcements, while John Castex is still in solitary confinement after testing positive for covid-19.

During this interview, the Minister notably reacted to the decision of the Morocco to suspend flights with France. ” We take note of the decision of the Moroccans and we will do our best for our French nationals who stayed this evening in Morocco and who are wondering said the minister.

Olivier Veran also announced a reinforcement of border controls. “ This will be specified within 24 to 48 hours “he said before specifying that” a decree will define things precisely “. “ But we are going to strengthen them for people who are not vaccinated and who would like to come to France, and for people who return from so-called ‘orange’ or ‘red’ countries, that is to say countries in which the virus circulates a lot and where there would possibly be suspicions of variants ” has explained Olivier Veran.

The Minister of Health also detailed the new entry rules for overseas territories. Soon, a negative test will be required to go overseas, even for vaccinated people. ” If you are not vaccinated and want to go overseas, you will have to present a negative test within 24 hours. And if you are vaccinated, you will have to present either an antigen test within 48 hours or a PCR test within 72 hours. “he said this Thursday evening on TF1.

Olivier Veran was also asked about the vaccination open to all adults 18 and over starting this Saturday. “ There is enough stock to vaccinate all who want it and for booster doses for all eligible adults. In the next two months, all French people will have had the opportunity to do their booster dose. The slots will be freed up more and more in the coming days. he said, announcing at the same time the reopening of 300 vaccination centerswithout specifying which ones.

Finally, the Minister of Health confirmed this Thursday that the health pass would be required in ski resorts as long as the incidence rate is above 200to avoid ” a dark season at white resorts “. As a reminder, John Castex had announced, at the beginning of November, that the health pass could become compulsory in ski resorts if the national incidence rate exceeded 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

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