Washington (AP) — President Joe Biden Will ease foreign travel restrictions in the US from November, when his administration requires all foreign nationals flying into the country to be fully vaccinated.
Jeff Gents, the White House COVID-19 coordinator who announced the new policy, said all foreign travelers traveling to the US must show proof of vaccination before boarding, as well as proof of a negative COVID-19 test within three days of the flight. Will happen. on Monday. Biden will also tighten testing rules for unvaccinated US citizens, who will be required to be tested before leaving for the US as well as within a day upon their return.
Zeints said that travelers who are fully vaccinated will not need to be quarantined.
New policy replaces a patchwork of travel restrictions previously set up by the president Donald Trump The tightening was followed last year and last year by Biden that restricted travel by non-citizens to the United Kingdom, the European Union, China, India and other countries.
Ziants said Biden would also require airlines to collect contact information from international passengers to facilitate contact tracing.