The US Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) and State Division on Monday suggested in opposition to journey to fifteen international locations and territories, citing a rising variety of COVID-19 instances.
The CDC elevated its journey suggestion to “Degree 4: Very Excessive” for Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Jamaica, Guadalupe, Kuwait, Mongolia, Niger, Peru, Romania, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, Tunisia and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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The CDC now recommends in opposition to journey to about 115 international locations and territories worldwide, or greater than half of all locations.
The State Division on Monday raised its suggestion to “Degree 4: Do Not Journey” for 14 international locations and territories that had been additionally elevated by CDC.
The State Division had already listed Mongolia at Degree 4. About 140 international locations are listed at “Do Not Journey,” together with some for non-COVID-19 issues.
Since mid-December, the US authorities has added greater than 50 international locations and territories to its record of locations to keep away from, citing the Omicron variant.
The CDC additionally raised journey warnings for an additional 10 international locations to “Degree Three: Excessive” that urges unvaccinated Individuals to keep away from non-essential journey, together with Japan, India, Congo, Guatemala, Mali, Kyrgyzstan and Senegal.
The Biden administration agreed final month to raise journey restrictions on eight southern African international locations that had been imposed in November, together with South Africa.
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