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US to reduce Do Not Travel Covid advisory

The guidelines for pre-departure testing have also been reviewed, although there have been no modifications notified by health authorities.

The United States State Department has indicated that it would significantly reduce the number of “Do Not Travel” recommendations issued for overseas countries as a result of a shift in how public health professionals will examine Covid-19 risks.

With over 215 nations and territories to assess, the Department of State now classifies almost 120 as “Level Four: Do Not Travel.” These countries and territories include Ireland, a large portion of European Union, Japan, Israel, and Russia.

Covid-19 is a virus that has been identified in Ireland, according to the organization’s current travel recommendation for the country.

The Department of Homeland Security said that the change “will result in about 10% of all travel advisories remaining at Level 4,” which includes all risk factors, not only Covid.

According to the organization’s statement, “we think the enhanced framework will assist US people in making more informed judgments concerning the safety of overseas travel.”

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More than half of the world’s locations are now on the United States’ “do not travel” list, including Ireland, according to the State Department.

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Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States said this week that it will reduce the number of nations classified as Level 4 from about 90 to 60 beginning on Monday.

It is recommended that travelers avoid traveling to Ireland, according to the advice provided on its national travel alert, with the caveat that “if you must go to Ireland, ensure that you are fully vaccinated and up to date with your Covid-19 immunizations before traveling.”

Both the State Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issue travel warnings as recommendations rather than as a legal duty to travelers.

Several airlines and other travel organizations have urged the Biden administration to eliminate the need for overseas travelers to have a negative Covid test before departing, as has been done in a number of other nations.

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