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Mike Pence VP Mike Pence speaking at a Coronavirus Task Force press conference In the White house Rose Garden March 13, 2020. White House photo by D. Myles Cullen

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UK & Ireland Added to US Travel Ban

UKI exclusion to travel ban revoked

Published on March 16, 2020

US Vice President Mike Pence announced Saturday March 14 that all travel will be suspended from the UK and Ireland to the United States effective from midnight EST on Monday March 16. This will not apply to American citizens and legal residents currently abroad in the UK Ireland who may return to the States. The extension of the ban is part of the US’s drive to limit the spread of coronavirus.

The UK and Ireland have been added to the restricted list due to in increase in coronovirus cases in the UK. At March 15, 1,372 people were confirmed as COVID-19 positive and 35 patients who had been tested positive had died.

On March 11 President Trump issues a Presidential Proclamation suspending travel from 26 European countries to the USA but said that “These restrictions will also not apply to the United Kingdom." For more details Click Here.

The travel restrictions do not apply to cargo or economic shipping, the US Coronavirus Task Force said.

If you are an American citizen planning to return to the United States, Click Here for information from the Department for Homeland Security on which airport hubs you may fly to and the procedures to expect on arrival.

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