France to introduce voluntary 14-day quarantine for some travelers

France will introduce a two-week quarantine for travelers who dont exhibit coronavirus symptoms starting on May 25, according to the French interior ministry.

The measures will apply to returning French citizens and permanent residents arriving from outside the European Union and the European Economic Area, which includes the U.K. and Switzerland. Travelers from within this area will not be asked to quarantine, unless they come from a country that has imposed quarantine measures on incoming travelers, such as Spain and the U.K.

The two-week self-isolation period will be voluntary. “Travelers are called upon to show good citizenship and a sense of responsibility in order to implement this health precaution,” the French interior ministry said in a statement issued late Friday.

For those arriving from within the EU, some restrictions have also been relaxed. Crossborder workers, international transporters and people traveling for family reasons — such as for child care reasons or to lend urgent assistance to a relative — will be allowed to access tRead More – Source