Following the fourth wave of spread of the virus in France, the American authorities have advised their nationals not to travel to France. The highest institution in charge of disease prevention, issued an official warning.
Faced with the increase in new infections in France and despite a high vaccination rate and the entry into force of the health pass in public places, the United States has advised its nationals not to travel to France.
It was the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) that are monitoring the outbreak and making recommendations to better deal with the virus, which issued a warning first.
On Monday evening, the US State Department followed the country by issuing a “level 4” notice for France calling on US nationals to “not travel” to France.
And for those who must go there, the CDC estimated that anyone who must go to France should be “fully vaccinated before traveling”.
In France, faced with the increase in cases carrying the virus, the number of which stands at nearly 20,000 cases per day, the authorities recently implemented the health pass project which comes into force in August with a adaptation time but must be completely compulsory from September.
The country has so far recorded more than 111,000 deaths and 6 million cases and hospitalizations continue to rise. The number of intensive care patients jumped at the start of the week with nearly 230 new critical care admissions in 24 hours, and hospital admissions surpassing the 9,000 case mark, a threshold crossed for the first time since the end. June, according to figures published by Public Health France.
However, France is one of the most advanced countries in terms of vaccination of its population with 44,980,791 people having received at least one injection (i.e. 66.7% of the total population) and 37,514,388 people now have an injection. complete vaccination schedule (i.e. 55.6% of the total population).