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.
That you are salaried worker, public official or self-employed, you have to report your work stoppage to the Health Insurance.
Since 1er February 2023, the derogating arrangements which made it possible to benefit from a work stoppage waiting periodhas 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the service managed by the Health Insurance, which was used to notify people with whom you had been in contact, is no longer active.
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- 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