The French Parliament approved on Tuesday bill ending health passport and other exceptional measures COVID-19, such as quarantine or curfew from 1 August.
However, the text It was adopted with 209 votes in favour, 30 against and 104 abstentions, It considers that until 31 March 2023, as reported by the newspaper ‘Le Monde’, the Government may require citizens over the age of 12 to have a negative PCR test at the borders in case a dangerous variant emerges.
Also, for the same possibility is envisaged in overseas territories, although this time in a state of hospital saturation. The text also expands on two mechanisms: first, the system that centralizes the follow-up of positives until 31 January, and second, the results of the tests until 30 June.
Two weeks ago, French government spokesman Olivier Véran blamed the opposition.and “Wanting to beat the Executive” after the first vote in the National Assembly, in which a central part of this bill was rejected.
Former French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced earlier. As of 14 March this year, the use of masks in closed areas will no longer be mandatory and the vaccination certificate will expire. Masks have ceased to be mandatory on public transport in France since May 16.