COVID MEASURES. After more than 2 years of restrictions, anti-Covid measures and protocols are easing in France. Isolation, mask, school protocol, travel, contact cases... What rules in September 2022?
[Updated September 5, 2022 at 9:50 a.m.] The circulation of SARS-CoV-2, responsible for the Covid epidemic, slows down for 7 weeks, and is accompanied by a decline in hospital admissions nationwide, says Public health France in its September 1 weekly report. Nevertheless, the decline seems to be slowing down, is this a sign of an 8th wave in the fall ? The state of health emergency ended on August 1 last. The health pass and the wearing of mandatory mask are no longer in effect. However, ' the virus is not dead “, insisted Olivier Véran, spokesperson for the government, invited on Sunday August 28 on BFM Politique. back to school , no more protocol at work or at school . The Ministry of Education established, in connection with the health authorities, a graduation including a pedestal of measures and three protocol levels (green, orange, red). For September it is the 'base' level that will be in force so no restrictions for students (no masque , pass the distance ...) and face-to-face course for all levels.
After validation by the Constitutional Council, the law ending the exceptional regimes created during the Covid pandemic was promulgated on July 31, 2022. Thus, since August 1, 2022:
► Measures that persist or are in force:
To back to school , no more protocol at work or at school . The Ministry of Education established, in connection with the health authorities, a graduation including a pedestal of measures and three protocol levels (green, orange, red). For September it is the 'base' level that will be in force so no restrictions for students (no mask, no distance ...) and face-to-face course for all levels.
The second booster dose is opened:
Wearing a mask is no longer compulsory in any place in France: nor in the hospitals (except Paris AP-HP hospitals which maintain the wearing of masks in their establishments) or in nursing homes, nor in maritime, river, land and air transport . However, there remains strongly recommended :
It is moreover strongly recommended in hospitals and for the elderly. And if symptomatic and up to 7 days if in at-risk contact status or released from isolation.
For positive people with a complete and up-to-date vaccination schedule and for children under 12 years old : Isolation is for 7 (full) days from the date of onset of symptoms or date of positive test collection.
A person in contact with a person tested positive for Covid-19 must be notified by the positive case or by Health Insurance (by SMS or by telephone). There is more isolation instructions for contact cases and the test instructions are identical regardless of your vaccination status. The contact case must perform a drug test (RT- PCR or antigen test or self-test) 2 days after being notified by Health Insurance or by the positive person .
Covid-19: International travel, Ministry of the Interior.