Sumary of Is The Delta Variant Causing Travel Restrictions?:
- The Delta variant is spreading rapidly throughout the United States, and several local jurisdictions are reevaluating their current public health protocols.
- NEWARK, NJ – JULY 13: United Airlines airplanes lineup to take off at Newark Liberty International .
- The Delta variant is the diagnosed strain for at least 80% of tests in these states: Arkansas Connecticut Kansas Missouri However, the Delta variant (first identified in India in December 2020) is also prevalent across the United States and accounts for approximately 60% of new coronavirus cases across the United States.
- Other nations across the globe are also struggling with the highly transmissible Delta variant.
- The United Kingdom is one such nation indicating international visitors will not be able to visit in the near future.
- One common trait for the states with the highest infection rates is low vaccination rates.