The US waives the COVID-19 test requirement for all tourists arriving by plane!
Starting today, June 12, 2022, the United States will drop the mandatory requirement for a negative COVID-19 test for tourists arriving in the country by plane, the White House announced.
However, the US administration has not specified whether it will maintain the obligation to vaccinate against COVID-19 for non-resident aliens coming to the United States, writes AFP, taken over by Agerpres.
Faced with the effects of the surge of Omicron infections, U.S. health officials tightened testing procedures in December 2021 that allowed them to enter the United States.
All passengers over the age of 2, if boarding a plane bound for the United States, were required to take a negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than one day before take-off. whether or not they were vaccinated against the new coronavirus.
On the other hand, following a decision of the American court, the compulsory wearing of a sanitary mask was also canceled in the United States, in April, in the case of public transport and, especially, on board aircraft.