The United kingdom , spain , portugal,cyprus, the Netherlands and greece non vaccinated people coming from thats will need to present a covid 19 test.

 On Saturday France said, it would require people not fully vaccinated and arriving from some European countries to show a negative Covid test taken within the last 24 hours.

To date, people arriving from the United Kingdom are required to show a negative test taken within the past 48 hours.

 Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, the Netherlands and Greece arrival from  countries  have had to show tests taken within 72 hours. Aprox  35.5 million people just over half of France’s population have received at least one vaccine dose.

 Prime Minsiter Jean Castex said ,arrivals from the  6 European countries  United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and the Netherlands will be follow new rule , which comes into effect at midnight Saturday into Sunday. Castex said that people who are fully vaccinated with a jab recognised by the European Medicines Agency BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johson  will not be required to show a test.

The statement said the exemption was in place because “vaccines are effective against the virus, and its Delta variant”. Tunisia, Mozambique, Cuba and Indonesia have also been added to France’s so called red list.

Travel from red list countries is only allowed on pressing grounds and even then vaccinated travellers must self-isolate for seven days.

New infections have ticked up in France in recent weeks, hitting nearly 11,000 on Friday, even as the government races to vaccinate the population.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control  states, this week it expects  intence increase in coronavirus cases, with  five times  many new infections by August 1.

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