US travel restrictions to remain

Jen Psaki

US travel restrictions to remain in place. Delta variant cases cited as the reason.

Where: Washington, DC

The Facts

▪ The White House said the existing travel restrictions for international travel will remain for now because of the surge in Covid cases from the Delta variant.

▪ White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated, “We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point for a few reasons. The more transmissible Delta variant is spreading both here and around the world.”

▪ The first set of Covid-related travel restrictions was imposed by the US on China in January 2020.

▪ The US travel ban has since included non-US citizens coming from the UK, Europe, Ireland, India, Iran, and South America.

▪ Canada will allow vaccinated Americans entry into the country starting August 9th.

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