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U.S. Adds Bahamas and 5 More Destinations to Highest COVID-19 Travel Warning Level

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised six more destinations to its highest travel warning level on Monday, including popular vacation hotspot the Bahamas.

The agency raised the Bahamas to a “Level 4,” warning travelers they should avoid heading to the island nation, especially if they are unvaccinated. Destinations are classified as a “Level 4” if there are 500 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people.

Similarly, the Department of State issued a travel advisory on Monday mirroring the CDC’s message.

“Because of the current situation in the Bahamas, even fully vaccinated travelers may be at risk for getting and spreading

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Caribbean countries at risk of joining red list as 80 travel testing firms receive warning

A number of Caribbean islands are at risk of joining the red list in the next travel update, while few countries are expected to go green, according to expert analysis.

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

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U.S. Adds 4 New Countries to Highest COVID Travel Warning Level

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the State Department lowered their COVID-19 travel warnings for India and raised them for several other countries this week.

As the federal government continues to assess the risk of the virus’ transmission around the world, the CDC and State Department each lowered their travel advisory for India to a “Level 2,” indicating a “moderate” level of COVID-19 transmission and warning Americans to “exercise increased caution” when traveling there.

Cases in India have dropped significantly since their peak in May when more

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CDC Adds France, Israel, Iceland, More to Highest ‘Level 4’ COVID-19 Travel Warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added seven more destinations to its highest “Level 4” COVID-19 travel warning, including European vacation spots like France and Iceland.

The advisory warns Americans against traveling to destinations with high levels of COVID-19 and tells them if they must, “make sure you are fully vaccinated before travel.” The agency, which has added many destinations to the list in recent weeks, considers a destination to have a “very high” level of transmission if at least 500 cases are recorded per 100,000 people.

In addition to France, Iceland and Israel, Aruba, Eswatini, French Polynesia, and

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