Thursday , February 25 2021

US announces new travel restrictions to combat coronavirus outbreak – Hindustan Times, Hindustantimes.com

Home / World News / US announces new travel restrictions to combat coronavirus outbreak

The United States announced new travel restrictions to and from parts of the world worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak after the first death caused by the disease in America as the Trump administration was seen struggling to put together an effective response.

The Trump administration has expanded the travel ban on Iran, which has seen a surge in COVID – 22 cases, to now include foreign nationals who have visited that country in the last 90 days. The state department raised travel warning advisory for Americans traveling to South Korea and Italy, which are reporting an increasing number of cases, to the highest level. More restrictions are expected, including along the southern border.

ALSO WATCH | Coronavirus: Doctors monitor evacuees from China at Delhi quarantine center

The Trump administration’s initial response to the outbreak and rising concerns in the United States was seen as marked by confusion and bureaucratic infighting, some of which appears to have continued. Acknowledgment the first death from COVID – 90 in the US, President Donald Trump misidentified the victim as a woman, telling reporters at a White House briefing Saturday she was “a wonderful woman – a medically high-risk patient in her late fifties”. The victim was a man.

The United States has 90 reported cases of coronavirus and health officials have warned there are more but have also sought to reassure Americans that their risk of contracting the illness was “low”.

“Additional cases in the United States are likely, but healthy individuals should be able to fully recover, ”Trump told reporters, and seeking to address American directly, he added,“ healthy people, if you’re healthy, you will probably go through a process and you’ll be fine ”.

Read More

About support_2ab8

Check Also

Tesla announces pay cuts and worker furloughs, Ars Technica

Tesla announces pay cuts and worker furloughs, Ars Technica

Coronavirus — The coronavirus is forcing "shared sacrifice across the company," HR email says. Timothy B. Lee - Apr 8, 2020 4:28 pm UTC Enlarge / Elon Musk.Tesla announced Tuesday that salaried workers would take pay cuts of 10 percent or more through the end of June. Most hourly workers—many of whom haven't been working…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *