At Paris airport, Covid tests are now mandatory for travellers from high-risk countries | AFP

At Roissy airport, near Paris, passengers from Sao Paulo, Brazil, are being tested for coronavirus. Tests are now mandatory for travellers coming to France from sixteen at-risk countries.

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Covid-19: French PM at Roissy airport before potential tightening of border controls | AFP

French Prime Minister Jean Castex arrives at Paris’s Roissy airport after attending a Defence Council meeting focused on the spread of the coronavirus epidemic around the world, which prompted calls for tighter border controls. He is accompanied by Health Minister Olivier VĂ©ran and Deputy transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari.

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Behind the scenes of baggage screening in Roissy airport

Ever wondered how your suitcase goes missing from a flight? It’s all down to the baggage screening department of an airport. In Paris’s busy Charles de Gaulle airport, impressive baggage screening machines operate in the basement, with an automated system, to transport and screen luggage before they’re loaded into the hold of a flight. The new screening machine can handle up to 8,000 suitcases an hour.