The measure could involve performing up to 2,000 tests a day

Azteca News –

FRANCE.- France systematically perform tests to detect COVID-19 at its airports to travelers from countries at risk, announced the government spokesman Gabriel Attal, on the BFMTV television channel.

« We are going to carry out tests at the airport on travelers who come from countries called ‘red’, that is, from the countries with the most circulation of the virus, » said the new government spokesman.

The measure could involve performing up to 2,000 tests a day.

He added that travelers who have already been tested in their country of origin will not have to do it again when they arrive at FranceHowever, you will need to provide proof that they have done so.

The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, had previously indicated that work was underway to implement, at airports, mainly saliva tests for travelers arriving from a country at risk, which are being validated by the health authorities.