In today’s blog, we’ll be taking a brief look at the latest US travel updates.
Since two years ago, traveling to the United States has been uncertain for many people. The government established multiple travel restrictions as the country steered the COVID-19 pandemic. US officials commented that they had implemented everything possible to prevent the spread of the virus, which has immensely affected US immigration. It’s necessary to be familiar with the latest travel restrictions to ensure you are not refused entry.
Latest updates on US travel restrictions:
In December 2021, the US introduced new travel restrictions due to Omicron.
Recently, President Biden mandated immediate travel bans for Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe but did not reveal the duration of the bans. Presently, all air passengers must obtain a negative COVID-19 within 24 hours of boarding their flight despite their vaccination status. The traveling mask mandate, set to expire on January 18, will also be extended to March 18, 2022. The CDC is working with US officials to revise the existing global testing order for travel as additional data arrives on the Omicron variant.
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