Passengers show up on a flight from London amidst brand-new constraints to avoid the spread of coronavirus illness (COVID-19) at JFK International Airport in New York, December 21, 2020.
Eduardo Munoz | Reuters
President Joe Biden on Monday prohibited most non-U.S. residents taking a trip from South Africa from going into the U.S. and extended travel constraints for Europe, the U.K. and Brazil, in an effort to suppress the spread of Covid-19, especially as brand-new pressures of the coronavirus are determined.
The procedures, reported Sunday by CNBC, come as more infectious versions of the infection have actually spread out.
Former President Donald Trump recently rescinded the entry prohibits on a lot of non-U.S. residents who had actually remained in the U.K., Brazil or lots of nations in Europe, however then-President-choose Biden’s spokesperson stated the brand-new administration would rapidly reverse that action.
Trump’s choice to raise the guidelines was expected to work Tuesday, when the U.S. will begin needing U.S.-bound tourists to reveal a current, unfavorable Covid test outcome prior to flying to the United States.
U.S. airline companies had actually advised the Trump administration to change travel restrictions with Covid screening requirements.