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Omicron Variant – European Getaways: One-way to 40s
– European getaways: one-way to quarantine
The immediate decisions taken this weekend by the FOPH put several Genevans living abroad in an embarrassment.
This weekend should haveand be a pleasant parenthesisfor Clémentine * and her friends, who left on ThursdayNovember 25 in London. ButThe Omicron variant decided otherwise. Saturday night, while’they were dining in the English capital, the group of30s learn that the UK isplaced on the list of countries where a variant of concern circulates. THE’escapade turns into a nightmare. Sunday morning, they get up very early to find a place to take a test, sesame compulsory to return to Swiss territory. «J’tried to join the’info-line’Ofederal office of public health (OFSP) to know if an antigen test was sufficient because we do not’had no more time to do a PCR, says Clémentine. I spent an hour online butn’never had anyone to end of the line.»