COVID-19: The United States asks its citizens not to travel to Peru and other Latin American countries

The government of EE.UU. withdrew the global health alert imposed in March that recommended its citizens avoid all kinds of international travel due to the pandemic of COVID-19, and identified a score of countries from Latin America and the Caribbean as destinations not to travel to.

The countries included in the high risk list are: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia; Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador; Guatemala, Guyana, French Guiana, Haiti; Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru; Dominican Republic and Venezuela.

“With health and safety conditions improving in some countries and potential deterioration in others, the Department (of State) is reverting to its previous alert system for country-specific travel (with levels from 1 to 4 depending on the conditions). ), “said an official statement.

With this measure, the note explained, “it seeks to provide more detailed information on the situation in each country” although he stressed that “it continues to recommend that Americans be cautious when traveling abroad due to the unpredictable nature of the pandemic.”

In parallel, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their list of destinations with low or no risk of travel, among which New Zealand, Laos, Thailand, Taiwan, Dominica and Fiji stand out.

The entire American, African and European continent remain high risk areas.

The global alert, initially announced on March 19, advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of the COVID-19.

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