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CDC says fully vaccinated people can travel again

The US is averaging 66,000 daily new cases this past week

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The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said fully vaccinated Americans can travel safely with the US, without having to quarantine. CDC Director Dr Rochelle Walensky said she still advise against travel overall given the number of infections. advise against travel

About 30 per cent of the US population have received at least one jab of the coronavirus vaccine. The US started vaccine roll out in mid-December. The CDC also said that though fully vaccinated, the travellers should remain masked for the duration of their journey. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after they receive the second dose of the vaccine.

The US is averaging 66,000 daily new cases this past week, as per data from John Hopkins. Fully vaccinated people should still maintain social distancing and avoid crowds.

Fully vaccinated people needn't get a COVID-19 test before embarking on international travel unless the destination needs you to.

Fully vaccinated people travelling to the US, still need to get a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the flight. They, however, needn't quarantine.

Fully vaccinated people can visit each other indoors without masking or social distancing, CDC says.

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