The Daily Beast reports:
That big vacation still seems a long way away. The State Department announced Monday that it will massively extend its “Do Not Travel” guidance to cover about 80 percent of countries around the globe.
That will mean adding around 130 countries to the list of of 34, which already includes places such as Brazil, Argentina, and Russia.
In its statement, the State Department said there’s an “unprecedented risk to travelers” from the coronavirus pandemic, and added: “In light of those risks, the Department of State strongly recommends U.S. citizens reconsider all travel abroad.”
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State Department dramatically expands “Do Not Travel” list with surge in overseas COVID cases https://t.co/q882qkDo6y
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) April 20, 2021
The State Department announced that it would begin to update its travel advisories to more closely align with those from the CDC, a change that will increase the number of countries at Level 4: Do Not Travel to “approximately 80% of countries worldwide” https://t.co/CgbaHwk6dd
— CNN (@CNN) April 19, 2021
The State Department just announced it will issue “Level 4: Do Not Travel” advisories for roughly 80% of countries due to Covid-19 risk and urges U.S. citizens to “reconsider all travel abroad.” pic.twitter.com/5BpCDKOgLc
— Andrew Solender (@AndrewSolender) April 19, 2021