Norwegians and other residents of the Schengen area are today included in the list of persons not allowed to enter the United States. The ban was imposed when the pandemic began in March last year, and is still in effect.
done exception For diplomats, journalists and close relatives in the United States. But normal tourism and business travel is not allowed. This is despite the fact that coronary heart disease is now less common in Europe than in the United States.
So there has been increasing criticism of the scheme in recent times. Today came the news that it will be lifted in a little over a month.
He must be vaccinated
The United States will open its doors to travelers from China, India and Europe who have received the COVID-19 vaccine. This will happen in early November, Jeff Zentes, President Biden’s coronavirus coordinator, said at a press conference in Washington.
The coordinator stated that a prerequisite for admission to the United States is that you receive the full vaccination.
International travel is critical to connecting families and friends. It’s also important to support small and large businesses, Zentz says, and to promote the open exchange of ideas and culture.
There will be no quarantine requirement for visitors to the United States. But they must submit a negative test that was taken within three days prior to departure.
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The European Union is pleased tonight with the news from the United States.
“We are pleased to announce that fully vaccinated travelers from European Union countries will soon be able to travel to the United States again. It is a long overdue measure for separated families and friends, and good news for the business community,” he said in a Twitter message.
German Vice-Chancellor Olaf Schulz, who is the most likely candidate to become the country’s new leader, is also pleased with the US government’s decision.
“This is great news – for German and European investments, for our exports and for transatlantic relations,” Schultz wrote on Twitter.
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