US CDC warns against travel to Mexico, Brazil, Singapore over COVID-19

The CDC now lists nearly 130 countries and territories
with COVID-19 cases as “Level Four: Very High.” It also added
Anguilla, French Guiana, Moldova and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to its
highest level on Monday.

The US State Department also raised its travel
advisory for Mexico and some of the other nations listed by the CDC to
“Level 4: Do Not Travel.”

Since mid-December, the US government has added more
than 60 countries and territories to its list of places to avoid, citing the Omicron
coronavirus variant.

The CDC also raised travel warnings for 11 countries
and territories to “Level Three: High” that urges unvaccinated
Americans to avoid non-essential travel: Bhutan, Brunei, Comoros, French
Polynesia, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Liberia, Nepal and
Oman. It now lists about 53 countries and territories at High.”

The CDC lists 16 countries at “Level 2:
Moderate” or “Level 1: Low” and 40 other destinations are listed
as unknown.

The United States agreed last month to lift travel
restrictions on eight southern African countries that were imposed in November
over Omicron, including South Africa.

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