CDC adds 7 locations to ‘very high’ Covid-19 journey hazard list

(CNN) — France and Iceland are among 7 locations included on Monday to the US Facilities for Disorder Manage and Prevention’s maximum chance group for journey.

Vacation really should be averted to destinations carrying the “Degree 4: Covid-19 quite high” discover, in accordance to CDC advice. Any person who will have to vacation really should be fully vaccinated to start with, the agency advises.

• Aruba
• Eswatini (previously Swaziland)
• France
• French Polynesia
• Iceland
• Israel
• Thailand

In its wider journey direction, the CDC recommends from all global vacation until eventually you are absolutely vaccinated.

“Completely vaccinated travelers are a lot less likely to get and distribute Covid-19. Having said that, intercontinental vacation poses supplemental dangers, and even thoroughly vaccinated vacationers could possibly be at increased risk for acquiring and maybe spreading some Covid-19 variants,” the company claimed.

Places that drop into the “quite superior” possibility group have experienced far more than 500 cases for every 100,000 people in the earlier 28 times, in accordance to CDC parameters.

In France, Covid-19 health passes arrived into outcome on Monday. Evidence of vaccination or a adverse Covid-19 examination is now required to enter institutions which includes bars, dining places, cinemas, transport hubs and extensive-distance trains and buses.

The CDC maintains an evolving record of journey notices from Level 1 (“low”) to Level 4 (“really high”). Past week the agency extra 16 destinations to its “very high” hazard class, which include Greece, Eire and the US Virgin Islands.

Bermuda, Dominica, Hungary and Poland had been among the “Stage 1: Covid-19 very low” places as of August 9.

CNN’s Joseph Ataman contributed to this report. (Picture by Sam Tarling/Getty Visuals)