Major EU nation ditches Covid-19 passports, face masks — Analysis

France will eliminate the need for a health-certificate or face-mask to attend public venues starting March 14.

In order to be able to access indoor public venues in France, people will not need to show a Covid-19 card starting March 14. Jean Castex, French Prime Minister Jean Castex made this announcement in an interview on Thursday with TF1.

French Cabinet head said that the situation regarding the pandemic is improving “thanks to our collective efforts,”This allows the country’s restrictions to be lifted.

In France, face masks won’t be compulsory for more than 2 weeks. This is except for public transport passengers, an official announced.

Castex explained that elderly people still will need proof of vaccinations to obtain home-care for the aged. Caretakers will also need to have been vaccinated in order to work at this facility.

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The prime minister also discussed the details of his plan for dealing with the consequences of Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine, as well as the Western sanctions that were imposed to retaliate.

As he addressed the nation, President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday that France will make efforts to improve its economic resilience. He said he will work to protect France’s most vulnerable industries by finding new supply routes and markets for them.

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