EU Excludes US From Safe Travel List, Provisionally Includes China

EU Excludes US From Safe Travel List, Provisionally Includes China


The European Union announced its “safe list” of countries whose citizens are allowed to travel into the bloc, but Americans are excluded due to a surge of coronavirus cases, numerous sources reported Tuesday.

The U.S. didn’t make the list of 14 countries beyond EU borders allowed entry, although China was provisionally approved as long as Beijing decides to allow EU visitors within its borders, Reuters reported

Recent cases in Beijing heightened concerns about a possible resurgence of the outbreak in China, Deutsche Welle reported. Schools were shut down in June after nearly a dozen cases were linked to a wholesale food market which supplies much of the city’s produce.

BEIJING, CHINA - JUNE 30: A medical worker wearing a protective suit takes a swap at a temporary COVID-19 testing site on June 30, 2020 in Beijing, China. As of today, the nucleic acid testing completed number of people in Beijing has reached 9 million. The authorities in Beijing have begun an operation to contain a potential second wave of coronavirus. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

BEIJING, CHINA – JUNE 30: A medical worker wearing a protective suit takes a swap

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