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The US government will lift COVID travel restrictions next month -19 along its land s with Mexico and Canada for fully vaccinated travelers, allowing non-essential travel for the first time since lockdown began in March 2020.
Travelers who can provide proof of vaccination and looking to visit families or friends or shop in the United States will be allowed entry into the United States in early November, senior Biden administration officials told reporters theors of a call Tuesday. The move mirrors the one made by the Biden administration a few weeks ago which allows passengers who have been vaccinated to travel to the US from the EU and UK.
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"This is an important step that will further improve the security of international travel and the security of Americans at home, " senior administration officials said at a call with journalists. "These new vaccination requirements deploy the best tool we have in our arsenal to keep people safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Travelers without proof of vaccination will will be refused entry if their travel is deemed "non-essential.
The United States will require all travelers, including those who effeFor essential travel, to show proof of vaccination before entering a land post from January, officials said.
"This phased approach will allow essential travelers sufficient time. such as truck drivers and the like to get vaccinated, allowing for a smooth transition to this new system, "an administration official said.
The news comes 19 months after the president of the 'time, Donald Trump has "issued a general travel ban to US from EU and UK. Under current "policy , only US citizens, their immediate families, green card holders, and those with national interest exemptions can travel to states -United if they oHaven't been in the UK or EU within the past two weeks.
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