U.S. to require people flying from the UK to test negative for Covid, CDC says

The United States will start requiring individuals flying in from the U.K. to test negative for Covid-19 close to 72 hours before flight, the CDC said in a late Thursday proclamation. 

The CDC said travelers would need to give carriers documentation of their lab results from either polymerase chain response or antigen tests. 

Carriers would likewise need to affirm that travelers have tried negative prior to boarding, the office said. 

They would likewise need to hinder travelers from boarding in the event that they won’t step through an exam. 

Recently, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways started expecting travelers to test negative prior to loading up flights destined for New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. 

Joined Airlines likewise requires negative test results for travelers flying from London Heathrow to its center points in Newark, New Jersey, Washington D.C., or Chicago. 

The new strain prodded many nations to quickly confine travel from the U.K. in endeavors to keep the strain from entering their own fringes. 

Recently, the CDC proposed the new strain could effectively be flowing in the U.S. undetected.