Published: Sat, April 03, 2021

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel

"We state that fully vaccinated people can resume travel at low risk to themselves".

Global travelers who've been vaccinated also don't need to take a COVID test before heading overseas, unless their destination country requires one, or self-quarantine upon arriving back in the US.

Domestic travel in the U.S.is getting a green light from the Centre for Disease Control. Transportation Safety Administration's numbers show more than 1 million passengers have passed through airport security almost every day in March.

Global travelers are still required to show a negative COVID-19 test to board a flight heading to the United States, and are recommended to get another test three to five days after returning.


However, the TSA said it was not lifting restrictions that bar most-non US citizens from the United States if they have recently traveled to China, Brazil, South Africa, and most of Europe. Plus, almost all global US air visitors still need to get a negative Covid-19 test before traveling to the United States.

The CDC did not revise guidance for non-vaccinated people.

Federal authorities also cite the accelerated pace of vaccinations: As of Friday, an estimated 100 million Americans will have received their first dose, roughly 17% of the country's total population, the CDC said.

The CDC's new guidance comes as Americans gear up to travel around the country to celebrate Easter this weekend. According to the health authorities, the pandemic causes an average of about 1,000 deaths per day in the United States.

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