The Foreign Ministry is due to update its ‘safe’ list this week, with Portugal hoping to gain its first travel lane from the pandemic, meaning returning vacationers will not be required to self-isolate for 14 days. France, however, is one of many countries in Europe to have seen an increase in its number of coronavirus infections in recent days.
Paul Charles, spokesperson for campaign group Quash Quarantine and founder of travel consulting firm The PC Agency, said he understands that France, as well as Switzerland, Poland and the Netherlands, could be subject to new restrictions.
“I know from high level government sources that anything over 20 per 100,000 for a period of seven days or more is likely to lead to the addition of this country to the quarantine list,” he said. written in Telegraph Travel.
“Based on that, France has only two days to get its numbers below 20 – which is highly unlikely as face masks are now mandatory in many outdoor public spaces, not just inside stores. .
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