Covid: U.S. does not recommend travels to France considered at “very high risk”

Published by Caroline J. · Updated on 12 August 2021 at 10h56 · Published on 10 August 2021 at 09h00
France is now placed on a “very high risk” level by the United States, because of the number of new Covid-19 contaminations. Therefore, the U.S. does not recommend travels to Paris.

To this date, U.S. borders are still closed to foreign travelers. But Americans have been allowed to travel to Europe since June. While walking the Parisian streets, we have noticed American tourists are back in France. But not for long, it seems…

This Monday August 9, France, as well as French Polynesia, have been placed on Level 4, namely “very high Covid risk”, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Traveling to France is therefore not recommended by the U.S., recommending their citizens to be fully vaccinated if they want to go.

Furthermore, five more destinations have been listed at level 4 by the U.S., namely Israel, Iceland, former Swaziland, Thailand, and Aruba.

France has been faced with a major increase in new Covid-19 contaminations for weeks because of the spread of the Delta variant. The hospitalization toll is also worrying. this August 9, the country reported 9,022 Covid-19 patients at the hospital.

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