State Department to Add More Than 100 Countries to ‘Do Not Travel’ List As COVID-19 Cont …

state department to add more than 100 countries to do not travel list as covid 19 continues to spread

This article originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.

The U.S. State Department is warning against international travel as it plans to add dozens of countries to its highest travel advisory classification to stem the spread of COVID-19.

In total, Reuters reported about 80% of the world is expected to be raised to Level 4, adding nearly 130 countries to the State Department’s highest designation.

Currently, the department classifies 34 countries as “Level 4: Do Not Travel,” including Brazil, Iraq, Syria, Russia, North Korea, and Kenya. Now, the State Department plans to add scores more, which it said would put the department more in line with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations by destination.

RELATED: The Countries Currently Welcoming American Travelers

For its part, the CDC classifies 141 destinations as “Level 4: COVID-19 Very High.”

“As travelers face ongoing risks due COVID-19, we have updated our Travel Advisories to better reflect @CDC’s science-based Travel Health Notices,” the State Department tweeted on Monday. “We also considered logistics like testing availability and travel restrictions for U…

Want to know more click here go to source.

From -
Close
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Site Language


Travel Categories

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close