Coronavirus: here is what changes in France this Monday January 3rd

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 3 January 2022 at 17h54
The coronavirus epidemic is strongly increasing again in France, leading the government to instate new restrictions and measures. Here is more about what changes this Monday January 3, 2022.

In France, the coronavirus epidemic situation is preoccupying. As the Omicron variant is spreading over the country, becoming now dominant compared to the Delta variant, an explosion in new contaminations caused by Covid-19 has been reported. Faced with the situation, the government decided to instate new restrictions and measures starting from January 3, 2022. Here is what changes from this Monday:

In schools, the health protocol moves to the third level.

Facemask-wearing is compulsory in some public places from the age of 6 instead of 11 before.

Isolation rules are relaxed.

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Working from home is now compulsory at least 3 days a week when possible.

Standing concerts are banned.

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Gauges are back in public places: the limit moves to 5,000 people outdoors and 2,000 indoors.

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Facemask-wearing is compulsory outdoors in all city-centers. Note some departments generalize the measure to all cities, starting from Friday December 31, 2021.

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Drinking and eating while standing are banned in bars and cafés.

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Drinking and eating are banned in public places.

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Nightclubs must close for an extra 3 weeks.

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