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556 passengers from at-risk international locations examined at Paris airports

On the primary day of the entry into drive of the well being management of vacationers from 16 international locations with a excessive Covid-19 scenario, 556 passengers had been examined on Saturday at Roissy and Orly airports.

A complete of 556 passengers had been examined, Saturday, August 1, in Paris airports on the primary day of the entry into drive of the well being management of vacationers from the 16 international locations with excessive visitors of Covid-19, introduced the ministry of 'Inside.

Since Saturday morning, passengers arriving by aircraft and over the age of 11 from these "in danger" international locations should current on their arrival "proof of the results of a organic virological screening carried out lower than 72 hours earlier than. the theft, not discovering contamination by Covid-19 ".

If the passenger doesn’t have this doc, he’s invited to be examined in an space arrange within the airport. As soon as the check is carried out, he should depart his private particulars and might proceed his journey, in France or in transit, explains the Ministry of the Inside in a press launch. Within the occasion of a optimistic outcome, the passengers are recontacted by the well being authorities after which enter "Contact tracing" monitoring.

556 vacationers examined out of two,671 passengers who arrived at Paris airports

On the primary day of the gadget, 2,671 passengers arrived at Roissy and Orly airports from international locations on the checklist. Of those, 556 needed to be examined.

The gadget in Paris airports notably mobilized 80 border police, 5 prison analysis technicians from the gendarmerie, 50 personnel from the AP-HP and ARS Ile-de-France and 9 firefighters.

As well as, on the checks carried out on all French airports, solely three individuals refused to be examined at Lyon Saint-Exupéry, in accordance with the Ministry of the Inside.

The 16 international locations with excessive circulation of the virus are Kuwait, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, United States, Panama, South Africa, Algeria, Brazil, India, Israel, Madagascar, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Serbia and Turkey.

The borders being closed with these international locations, the measure issues solely "French residents who reside in these international locations, or residents of those international locations who’ve a steady residence in France", as clarified by the Prime Minister, Jean Castex.

With AFP