The Biden government will lift travel restrictions on those fully vaccinated against the coronavirus in November, lift travel bans imposed to limit the spread of the disease, and send the United States to these relatives. Re-opening for businesses separated from families and employees.


White House pandemic coordinator Jeff Ziants said on Monday that foreign passengers who provided evidence that they had been fully vaccinated prior to flight would be able to fly to the United States “starting November.” Will

“International travel is essential for bringing family and friends together, promoting large and small businesses, and openly sharing ideas and culture,” Ziants said. “So, using science and public health as a guide, we have developed a new international air travel system that will improve the safety of Americans at home and the safety of international air travel at the same time.”

For more than a year, the government has restricted travel for foreigners wishing to fly to the US from many European countries, Iran and China. Fully vaccinated passengers must also show a negative coronavirus test within three days of arriving in the US, Ziants said.

American associates planning to travel overseas must meet stringent testing requirements. They are required to take a negative coronavirus test the day before they leave for the United States and be retested when they arrive, Ziants said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will also soon issue an order directing airlines to collect phone numbers and email addresses from passengers for a new contact tracing system. Upon arrival, officers will ask passengers if they have any symptoms of the virus.

The government’s action comes on the eve of a visit by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is expected to pressure Biden to lift restrictions. British officials expected the President to announce an easing of restrictions when he arrived in Cornwall, England in June for the Group 7 summit and were disappointed when he did not. Since then, his annoyance has deepened.

British officials noted that the United States had not imposed such restrictions on people in the Caribbean, which have higher infection rates than Britain or Argentina, which have lower percentages of the population vaccinated. About 82 per cent of people over 16 in the UK have taken two photos.

Both the European Union and Britain have allowed fully vaccinated people to enter the United States without quarantine, and officials there were outraged when the United States failed to respond.

The restrictions, European officials say, have separated families since March 2020 when former President Donald J. Trump first announced them as the coronavirus spread across Europe. European countries are facing a third wave of infections caused by the Delta variant. But in many countries, including the UK, infection rates are starting to fall or even decline.

Stephen Castle contributed to the report from London.

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