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COVID-19: USA drops testing requirement for international arrivals

COVID-19: USA drops testing requirement for international arrivals

The Biden administration has ended the testing requirement for inbound international traveller to the United States from midnight Sunday 12 June 2022.

The move is supported by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, which no longer supports the pre-arrival testing ’based on the science and data’. Regarded as a ’suspension’ for the moment, the decision will be reviewed in 90 days so make sure you check the current status before travel.

2PAXfly Takeout

The travel industry will regard this as a boon to the inbound industry. Just remember that it does not indicate any lessening of the pandemic, merely in the USA’s ability to manage it. The USA still has about 120,000 new infections and about 400 deaths per day. The pandemic is far from over, so if I were you I would still be masking up, despite what abuse you may receive.

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