Covid: The United States will no longer impose a test for travelers arriving by plane

The United States will remove from Sunday the requirement for travelers arriving on its soil by air to undergo a screening test for Covid-19 before their departure, a senior official told Reuters on Friday. the administration of President Joe Biden.

The decision, to be announced on Friday, was taken following an intense campaign in its favor by airlines and tourism companies, the official said.

BREAKING: The US will drop its COVID testing requirement for international inbound travelers effective Sunday. A formal announcement from the White House is expected today.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) validated the measure after coming to the conclusion that this testing requirement was no longer necessary.

The CDC will review that decision in 90 days, the US official said.

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