Covid-19: What are the steps if you are positive?
Verified 01 February 2023 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)
Have you tested positive for COVID-19? We're giving you the recommendations to follow.
Since 1er february 2023, 7-day routine isolation is no longer required if you have tested positive.
However, it is recommended to isolate yourself.
If you decide to self-isolate and are unable to work, including remotely, you should get sick leave from your treating doctor.
Since 1er February 2023, the derogating arrangements which made it possible to benefit from a work stoppage waiting period has been deleted.
If necessary, your treating doctor may prescribe an extension of your work stoppage.
As soon as you know that you are positive for COVID-19, you should inform the people you have been with recently in contact so that they can carry out a test, if necessary.
Since 1er February 2023, the service managed by the Health Insurance, which was used to notify people with whom you had been in contact, is no longer active.
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Find who can answer your questions in your region
- Law n°2022-1089 of 30 July 2022 ending the emergency regimes created to fight the COVID-19 epidemic
- Decree No. 2022-1097 of 30 July 2022 on the monitoring and health security measures maintained in the fight against COVID-19
- Order of 1 June 2021 laying down the general measures necessary to manage the exit from the health crisis
- LAW No. 2022-1616 of 23 December 2022 on financing social security for 2023
- Covid-19: What are the steps if you are in contact?Service-Public.fr
- Covid-19 InformationGovernment.fr
- Covid-19: Rules of isolation - FAQMinistry of Health