In France, the improvement of the situation amid the coronavirus epidemic leads the country to complete a four-step lockdown exit scheme. The different steps mark an easing of restrictions, as well as reopenings if the evolution of the health crisis enables to do so. The third step of the lockdown exit scheme decided on by the government is to start from June 9, 2021. What changes from this day forth, then?
Lockdown exit: Emmanuel Macron’s four-step plan
How is the government’s lockdown exit plan? While we are waiting for Emmanuel Macron’s statements expected in the regional press, here is what seems to be planned according to information revealed this Thursday April 29, 2021. [Read more]
Starting from June 9, 20201, curfew is postponed again, but this time by 11 p.m. instead of 9 p.m. This is the last phase before curfew is fully lifted – as planned for June 30, 2021. For the first time, working from home can be eased. As for the reopening calendar, cafés and restaurants are given the green light to reopen indoor dining rooms with a fitted gauge and health protocol. Tables must not exceed 6 patrons. Gyms can also reopen: outdoor contact sports and indoor contact-free sports are allowed again. Cultural places and sports facilities can now receive up to 5,000 people holding a health pass. The latter will also allow foreign tourists to travel to France.
Lockdown exit: restaurants and cafés to reopen from June 9, 2021
In France, the reopening of restaurants is highly awaited. As terraces have been able to reopen (despite the rather bad weather) from May 19, cafés and restaurants can reopen to welcome patrons again indoors starting from June 9, 2021. Let us discover the conditions of this reopening. [Read more]
Health Pass: the Scientific Committee to rule for a ”temporary” system
As France is starting another months of restrictions because of the Covid-19 epidemic, the issue about keep the health pass in the long or medium run is on the executive's agenda. This Thursday October 7, 2021, the Scientific Committee addressed two different scenarios for a "quick and even immediate exit" or a "delayed exit" between November 15 and the end of the year. Keep reading to find out more. [Read more]
Covid: health pass now required to go to theme parks
Bad news for theme parks! As they were spared from health pass after long negotiations earlier in June with the SNELAC - the national union trade for places of leisure, attractions and cultural - the French President - Emmanuel Macron - has announced this Monday July 12 health passes will be compulsory from July 21. Keep reading to find out more! [Read more]