United States to reopen borders to all vaccinated travelers “in early November”


The White House made the announcement on Monday. The restrictions had been in place since March 2020.

After the British government, which announced on Friday September 17 an easing of entry conditions to England for vaccinated travelers, the United States will in turn allow entry into their territory to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19, announced this Monday the White House. Travelers from overseas will also need to get tested and wear a mask, while a contact tracing system will be put in place, White House pandemic coordinator Jeff Zients said. .

American borders have been closed to millions of international travelers, whether tested or vaccinated, since March 2020, a situation that has caused growing impatience among Europeans in particular, causing painful personal and family situations.

The European Union had certainly announced on August 30 the return of restrictions on non-essential travel to its territory from the United States, but leaving Member States the possibility of lifting the ban for fully vaccinated people.

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