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US lifts Covid travel ban on UK and EU citizens

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 21st September, 2021 03:49:59 PM
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US lifts Covid travel ban on UK and EU citizens

 

The US is easing its coronavirus travel restrictions, reopening to passengers from the UK, EU and other nations.

From November, foreign travellers will be allowed to fly into the US if they are fully vaccinated, and undergo testing and contact tracing, reports BBC.

The US has had tough restrictions on travel in place since early last year.

The move answers a major demand from European allies, and means that families and friends separated by the restrictions can be reunited.

US restrictions were initially imposed on travellers from China in early 2020, and then extended to other countries.

The current rules bar entry to most non-US citizens who have been in the UK and a number of other European countries, China, India, South Africa, Iran and Brazil within the last 14 days.