Daily update on the situation in France


Latest statistics on Covid in France

Situation as of January 31, 2022, latest available official statistics recorded at 2:00 p.m.*
  • New cases recorded in France in the last 24 hours: 82,657
  • New deaths: 348 (total number of deaths in France now 130,931)
  • Positive test rate: 34.2%
  • Number of people having received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine: 53,914,865 (+13,301 in the 24 hours as of January 27, date of the last update)**
  • Number of people who received three doses: 31,705,838 (+172,225 in the 24 hours as of January 27, date of the last update)**

*Data provided by santepubliquefrance.fr and **CovidTracker.fr
The positive test rate is the number of positive tests divided by the total number of tests in the last seven days.

Data provided immediately after weekends and holidays are below average. This is due to the test facilities being mostly closed during these times.

Note: The graph updates automatically and is sometimes updated a day behind the numbers shown above, which are manually updated daily. The date is given in the chart and is also shown above our daily updated numbers. If the figure for the daily number of Covid-19 cases given above does not match the most recent figure shown on the graph below, it is likely because the data in the graph has yet to be updated.

Covid vaccine latest figures for France

More than 53 million people have received at least a first dose of a Covid vaccine. This represents more than 80% of the French population.

Anyone over the age of five can now be vaccinated in France, even if children receive doses specially adapted to their age group.

Covid booster vaccines are now deployed throughout France for all people over the age of 12.

Only Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are used for booster doses. Moderna is only given to people aged 30 and over and is the vaccine normally used for people in this age group.

To be eligible for a booster dose, you must be:

  • more than 12
  • fully vaccinated, with the last dose given at least three months ago (four weeks ago in the case of the single-shot Janssen vaccine)
  • those who have only received a single dose of vaccine because they have already contracted Covid can receive a booster dose from three months after their first vaccination or infection with Covid

Booster injections (in addition to the first and second) are compulsory for eligible people aged 18 to 64 wishing to keep their French health pass since January 15.

Anyone who received their second dose of the vaccine more than seven months previously must also have had their booster to avoid having their pass expire. From February 15, the deadline for receiving your reminder will be reduced to four months from the date of the second dose.

People who received the single-dose Janssen vaccine now become eligible for a third vaccine three months after their booster dose. This third vaccination must take place within seven months of their booster if they wish to keep their vaccination record.

As of January 24, the health pass system has been converted to a vaccine pass system for most sites where such documentation is required. This means that you can only present proof of vaccination or recent recovery and can no longer use a test result as a pass.

Read more: France’s vaccination pass begins: how and where will it be used?

Vaccinated or recently cured people who have registered their certificates on TousAntiCovid or who have printed them do not have to do anything and will be able to automatically use them as vaccine passes. However, anyone trying to use an expired certificate or test result QR code will be flagged by the TousAntiCovid Verif app for sites.

The TousAntiCovid application now includes an alert system notifying someone when they reach their reminder deadline.

More information on the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in France

How to book your Covid-19 vaccination appointment in France

US and non-EU visitors to France: how to get a vaccine pass

Should you convert your French health passport to the new vaccine pass?

How to obtain a Covid recovery certificate in France and as a tourist?

What are the rules for using vaccine passes in France?

Anyone aged 16 and over must present a vaccination record (get vaccinated) to enter a range of public places in France, including restaurants, TGV journeys and domestic flights. Teenagers aged 12 to 15 must present a health record.

Vaccine and health passports are a way to prove that you are protected against Covid, which can be presented in paper, digital format, or via the TousAntiCovid telephone application.

The vaccination and health pass system is expected to remain in place for the foreseeable future. The government will retain the power to impose the Covid health pass until at least July 31, 2022 – although this does not mean it will be enforced until then.

More information on the health pass and the Covid social distancing rules in France

The five dates of the new French plan to relax Covid rules

Checklist: Where and when should I use the French Covid pass?

What are the rules for wearing a mask in France?

Since November 26, wearing a mask has been compulsory in all indoor public places, as well as in busy outdoor spaces where social distancing measures cannot be respected everywhere in France. From February 2, they will no longer be compulsory outdoors.

Each department has its own rules on wearing a mask outside. See the map below for the rules for wearing a mask outdoors by department.

More information on wearing a mask in France

Recap: What are the rules for wearing a mask in France now?

Updated map: Where in France should I wear a mask when outdoors?

What are the rules around Covid tests in France?

Tourists in France must pay for any Covid test unless they have a medical prescription from the last 48 hours and/or have been identified as a close contact case by the health authorities.

For residents, antigen and PCR tests are free for those fully vaccinated or medically exempt from vaccination. Self-administered kit tests are chargeable (maximum sale price of €5.20).

The government is encouraging the public to increase their observance of social distancing and hygiene measures such as hand washing and increased room ventilation.

More information on Covid tests in France

Checklist: When do I have to pay for the France Covid test and when is it free?

Covid tests in France: Who should pay and how much?


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