President Donald Trump on Monday announced he will elevate coronavirus vacation restrictions for foreign citizens getting into the U.S. from Brazil and considerably of Europe — but the incoming Biden administration states it will depart the ban intact.
In an purchase Monday, Trump lifted the vacation bans, which have been in location because previous spring, efficient Jan. 26, a week soon after President-elect Joe Biden takes place of work.
But incoming White House press secretary Jen Psaki tweeted late Monday that with the pandemic worsening, “this is not the time to be lifting constraints on worldwide journey,” and that the Biden administration “does not intend to lift these restrictions on 1/26.”
Biden could reverse the rollback of limitations just after he normally takes business office at noon Wednesday.
The limits have barred international citizens who have been in Brazil, the U.K., Eire and the 26 European nations earning up the Schengen area in the 14 days prior to arriving in the U.S.
Tourists from China and Iran will however be restricted from coming into the U.S., Trump reported.
Past week, the Centers for Disease Command and Avoidance said starting Jan. 26, the U.S. will require all airline travellers — together with U.S. citizens — arriving from other countries to check damaging for COVID-19 within just three times prior to their journey.
With that new screening regulation in put, airlines — whose company has been battered around the earlier year — experienced pressed the Trump administration to raise the stricter vacation limits, Reuters claimed.