FRANCE has imposed new Covid-19 border restrictions by banning non-EU citizens from entering the country.
This comes after a continued widespread of Covid-19 with France having recorded over 3 million total cases and 75, 862 deaths.
Testing requirements on travellers from within the EU has also been tightened.
French PM Jean Castex has announced that France is to close its borders to all countries outside the EU from Sunday. However, I can confirm that this does NOT apply to hauliers, so trade will continue to flow smoothly.— Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP (@grantshapps) January 29, 2021
Prime Minister, Jean Castex said France’s night curfew would be more tightly enforced and large shopping centres would close.
The new border restrictions will affect the UK, now no longer in the EU, but the French transport minister clarified on Twitter that hauliers transporting goods to or from the UK would not be affected.