The US will require a negative COVID-19 test from international travelers starting January 26

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will start requiring a negative COVID-19 test from worldwide explorers. 

This request – which was first announced by Wall Street Journal – expands upon the CDC’s new choice to require all travelers flying into the US from the UK to show a negative COVID-19 test preceding loading up, a call that was made after location of another, more contagious Covid strain in the UK. 

“Testing when travel is a basic layer to slow the presentation and spread of COVID-19,” the CDC said in an email articulation shipped off Insider. 

As per the assertion from the CDC, the choice to require negative COVID-19 tests from all travelers flying into the US was made in order to decrease the spread of the infection while the public authority proceeds with its mass immunization endeavors. 

Potential travelers that don’t give confirmation of COVID-19 recuperation or present a negative test won’t be permitted to board the airplane. 

“Testing doesn’t take out all danger however when joined with a time of remaining at home and regular precautionary measures like wearing veils and social separating, it can make travel more secure, better, and more mindful by decreasing spread on planes, in air terminals, and at objections,” Robert R. Redfield, the CDC chief, said in an assertion. 

The US isn’t the lone nation ordering negative Covid-19 tests from worldwide voyagers.