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International travelers can skip test

Intercontinental vacation is about to get a whole large amount simpler. 

The Biden administration announced Friday that the United States will no lengthier have to have a pre-departure COVID-19 test to enter the place starting Sunday.

The prerequisite will be lifted at 12:01 a.m. ET, in accordance to a senior administration official. The rule change comes additional than a year soon after the country began demanding a adverse check for entry and more than two years given that the pandemic started.

Below current entry necessities, air passengers need to choose a detrimental viral coronavirus exam no a lot more than a single working day in advance of boarding their flight into the U.S. The rule used to all vacationers, no matter of vaccination position or citizenship, but grants exemptions to tourists 2 and more mature who experienced a short while ago recovered from the virus.