Vaccinated foreigners will be able to enter the US from November with proof of a negative test

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Under the new rules that focus on individuals rather than countries, fully vaccinated travellers will not need to quarantine if they have proof of their immunisation status and a negative COVID test.
The United States will ease inbound foreign travel restrictions beginning in November, allowing visitors in if they have proof of vaccination and a negative COVID test.

Key points: Fully vaccinated passengers will not be required to quarantine

Fully vaccinated passengers will not be required to quarantine The Centers for Disease Control will determine which vaccines would be acceptable

The Centers for Disease Control will determine which vaccines would be acceptable No immediate changes to US land border policies were announced

The new rules will replace a hodgepodge of restrictions that had barred non-citizens who had recently been in the United Kingdom, European Union, China, India, Iran, Republic of Ireland, Brazil and South Africa.

The changes will allow those who have been separated by the travel restrictions for 18 months to plan for long-awaited reunions.

White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced the new policies, which still will require foreign arrivals to demonstrate proof of vaccination before boarding, as well as proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of their flight.

Unvaccinated American citizens will also need to be tested within a day before returning to the US, as well as after they arrive home.

Fully vaccinated passengers will not be required to quarantine, Mr Zients said.

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