The French Embassy in the Republic of Panama reported that starting on Saturday, July 18, to enter the French country, travelers from Panama will have to present a negative swab test for COVID-19.
This, in the framework of the state of sanitary emergency in France, the Government announced a series of restrictions to enter its territory.
In a statement, the Embassy details that the PCR (Protein C Reactive) test must be performed 72 hours before the travel. Otherwise, the traveler will have to carry out a mandatory quarantine of 14 days at the address indicated in the (contact document) distributed by the airline.
They also request to download and complete a derogation international displacement document and the affidavit justifying the absence of symptoms of COVID
-19, available on the site of the French Ministry of the Interior. You must present these attestations at check-in.
On July 12, the French government spokesman, Gabriel Attal, on the BFMTV television network announced that he would systematically carry out virological tests to detect COVID
-19 at its airports for travelers from countries at risk.