The classification, a “Level 4” advises Americans to “avoid travel” to these countries due to a “very high” level of COVID-19. The South American country of Guyana is also now designated as a “Level 4.”
Simon Calder, The Independent’s travel correspondent, spoke to readers this afternoon about the possible movements on the UK’s green, red and amber lists, in an online event ahead of the next travel rules update.
Some experts have predicted Jamaica could move from the amber to the red list in this week’s review of the travel traffic light system.
Data analyst Tim White, who has been watching case figures closely in destinations across the world, tweeted:
“Jamaica‘s positive test rate today is 32.4 per cent. Yesterday it was even higher at 49 per cent … It’s really difficult to make a
Looking at the latest Covid case rates, experts have predicted that Jamaica, St Lucia and Dominica, plus the north African nation of Morocco, could be downgraded from amber to red at the UK government’s review of the traffic light lists, expected later this week.
The analysis from the PC Agency also suggested that eight green destinations could move down to amber, reports The Telegraph: Israel, Croatia, Madeira, Lithuania and
Chicago added six more destinations to its travel advisory list on Tuesday as coronavirus cases continue to rise all around the country.
Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, South Carolina, Utah, and Puerto Rico were updated to the city’s “orange” advisory, bringing the total list up to 19 states and two territories. Destinations are added to the list if they surpass 15 cases per day, per 100,000 residents, according to the city.
Currently, the orange list includes Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.