At what point in time are the results declared

On Friday (March 26th) the Robert Koch Institute will take effect from 28.03. all of France including all overseas departments now as High incidence area declared.The Moselle department is also still considered a virus variant area.

The country (except that Moselle department) was previously considered Risk area.

Returnees from risk areas are fundamentally obliged to go into domestic isolation for 10 days immediately after arriving at their destination and to be tested for COVID-19 within 48 hours of arrival in Germany (see the website of the Federal Foreign Office). Self-isolation can be ended prematurely no earlier than 5 days after entry due to the negative result of a COVID-19 test.When entering from high-incidence areas, proof of a negative test result or a corresponding medical certificate must already be available upon departure and, if necessary, presented to the carrier. The test must have been carried out a maximum of 48 hours ago at the time of entry. Exceptions exist for transit passengers, delivery traffic, commuters (among others) from high-incidence areas as well as from other risk areas, but not for travelers from virus variant areas.

For travelers from virus variant areas, the quarantine period is according to information fromFederal Ministry of Health 14 days.