U.S. Will Require Negative COVID-19 Tests From All International Travelers

U.S. Will Require Negative COVID-19 Tests From All International Travelers

The CDC will start requiring all international travelers coming into the U.S. to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to enter the country, sources close to the decision told the Wall Street Journal.    Global testing requirements would be an expansion on a Trump administration policy barring UK travelers without a negative test from entry, which was announced on December 24.   The new rule will apply to Americans returning home from abroad, as well as visitors.   Under the requirement for travelers coming from the UK, the government offers no assistance in the event that you test positive. The CDC simply advises that you will be barred from boarding planes and should self-isolate for at least 10 days in the UK. The same will almost certainly now apply to people traveling from any other country.  CDC’s new order would probably go into effect on January 26, according to the WSJ.

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