From January 15, the Health Pass will be deactivated for anyone who is more than seven months old since their last vaccine injection.
Since the beginning of November, the number of Covid-19 cases has increased exponentially. After Germany and the United Kingdom, France is the country most affected by this new wave in Western Europe. But the government chose not to re-limit or to put in place a curfew… these measures which had precipitated the end of competitions last year at the same time.
“As of December 15, the Health Pass for people over 65 will no longer be active if the reminder has not been made within seven months after infection or after the last injection, explained Olivier Véran, the Minister of Health, this afternoon. And from January 15, this health pass for all other audiences, that is to say French people aged 18 to 64, will no longer be active if the reminder has not been made within this period which remains unchanged. seven months after the last injection. “
This means that all educators, managers or players will have to go through a new dose of vaccine in order to be able to continue entering a sports venue, from December 15 for those over 65 and from January 15 for those over 65. 18-65 years old. The French Football Federation will also adapt its protocols as soon as the decree is published, probably in the next few days.
The vaccination will also be almost necessary to continue playing football – or participating in a match – since PCR tests are no longer valid for 72 hours but only 24 hours from Monday, November 29. This will not be without causing problems for many licensees who will no longer be able to participate in training and matches with two tests per week. The Doctolib online reservation platform has been taken by storm since midday, often with more than half an hour of waiting.