Biden Team Won’t Lift Europe, Brazil Travel Restrictions Despite Trump’s Order
On Monday, the inbound Biden management stated it wouldn’t raise an entry ban on the majority of visitors from Europe, the U.K., and Brazil, quickly after President Donald Trump bought an end to the Covid-19 traveling constraints.
Airlines have consistently asked the U.S. federal government to raise the traveling bans, which have added to a sharp decrease in flight need, with pre-flight Covid-19 testing.
Trump placed the policies in location early in the pandemic to suppress the spread of the infection and also on Monday rescinded them, only days before Biden’s commencement Wednesday. They would prohibit access to the U.S. for most non-U.S. citizens if they had been in Brazil, the 26 countries in the Schengen area of Europe, Ireland, or the U.K. in the previous two-week duration.
Trump’s order came less than a week after the U.S. claimed it would certainly call for tourists arriving from abroad, consisting of U.S. people, to check unfavorable for Covid-19 before flying. That need works on Jan. 26, the same day the travel restrictions would be lifted.
“With the pandemic worsening, and much more contagious versions arising around the globe, this is not the moment to be lifting limitations on worldwide traveling,” tweeted President-elect Joe Biden’s spokesperson Jen Psaki.