CDC moves 3 more European destinations to its highest travel risk category

By Forrest Brown | CNN

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday added three destinations in Europe — from its frigid northern climes to its sun-soaked south — to its highest-risk category for travel.

In its weekly update of Covid-19 travel advisories, the CDC advised against travel to the following countries and placed them in its “Level 4: Covid-19 Very High” category:

• Malta
• Moldova
• Sweden

The CDC places a destination at Level 4 when more than 500 cases per 100,000 residents are registered in the past 28 days.

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