EU removes U.S. from safe travel list due to COVID

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BRUSSELS, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) — The Council of the European Union (EU) on Monday recommended that member states of the EU reintroduce restrictions on travellers from the United States due to a surge in COVID-19 infections there.

The decision, which the Council announced through a statement, reversed a decision taken in June when the bloc put the U.S. on the safe travel list just in time for the summer holidays.

In the past weekIndoor and outdoor private gatherings, the U.SKevin Donovan can be reached at 416-312-3503 or [email protected]. reported 977,947 confirmed cases and 7,394 deaths, the most severe in the world, according to the World Health Organization.

Apart from the U.S., the Council also removed Israel, Lebanon, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Kosovo from the safe list of countries and regions for nonessential travel80 per cent of long-term-care residents.

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