Wwith a new Omicron variant already confirmed in three states (more on this later), US government decided to act quickly and introduce new rules for travelers, starting with Monday… Every traveler who enters the country from abroad will have to deliver a negative COVID PCR test from one day to a trip to United States. CNN revealed this story after speaking directly with an administration official about the steps they were taking to control the spread of this new variant. However, there are still many unanswered questions.
Is this a requirement for land travelers as well?
When it comes to borders, millions of people cross them Mexico or Canada Cada dia. This leaves the opportunity for the new option to enter the country unhindered. Though US government decided not to close the borders again, it is necessary to clarify what the masters will be for all land travelers. We will have more information in the next few hours, as this still a developing story. But given how the new option might spread, it’s safe to think that action will be taken across all borders.
Two more cases of the Omicron variant have been confirmed.
Messages from various sources confirm the presence two more cases belonging Omicron option confirmed. Alone in Minnesota and one more in Colorado… Both of these cases were confirmed by travelers who came from abroad and who started showing symptoms during the third week of November. Concerning CDC this is what Minnesota case was present Anime New York 2021 convention between November 19-21 and onset of symptoms one day after the event. Local New York the authorities have confirmed that they are already monitoring the case. As for the Colorado case, this is an adult woman who recently traveled to South Africa… She has mild symptoms and is self-isolating at home. The idea behind these new requirements is to prevent more cases like these two from escaping US government landmarks.