Covid-19: France to require 24-hour negative PCR test for some European arrivals

Passengers arrive at Charles De Gaulle airport in France. Photo: AFP
Passengers arrive at Charles De Gaulle airport in France. Photo: AFP

Paris - Arrivals from UK, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and the Netherlands will be subject to the new rul.



By AFP

Published: Sat 17 Jul 2021, 1:20 PM

France said Saturday it would require people arriving from some European countries to show a negative Covid test taken within the previous 24 hours.

Arrivals from the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and the Netherlands will be subject to the new rule, which comes into effect at midnight on Sunday, the government said.

All foreign tourists visiting the country are required to pay for their Covid tests.


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