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US sets date to reopen its borders to vaccinated foreign visitors

US sets date to reopen its borders to vaccinated foreign visitors

The White House announced Friday that the US is reopening its land and air borders to vaccinated foreign nationals on November 8. State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a press briefing that the details would be available to airline passengers and people arriving in the US before November 8. Seema explained whether they would be required to show full proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Will happen

As part of pandemic restrictions, non-essential travelers from more than 30 countries were barred from entering the US from March 2020. The latest news comes as the White House announced Tuesday that the US is ending restrictions on borders and ferry crossings with Mexico. and Canada for foreign nationals vaccinated against COVID-19.

Canada began allowing vaccinated US visitors into the country for non-essential travel in August. Travelers wishing to enter Canada must fill out a questionnaire using the ArrivCan app and display a quarantine plan if they do not meet Canada's requirements for a quarantine exemption.

Last month, the White House said the US would end its ban on air travel from more than 30 countries in early November, but did not give a date.

Non-US air travelers must show proof of vaccination before flight and proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test. For foreign visitors entering the US at the land border, only proof of vaccination will be required.

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