(CNN) — There have been cancellations and chaos on US airways, Canada and Japan have been cracking down on Covid rule-breakers, however the UK is opening as much as increasingly vaccinated guests.
Here’s what we discovered in pandemic journey this week.
1. The US ‘don’t journey’ listing has received even greater
Greece, together with Athens, pictured, has been hit by a excessive heatwave and wildfires have broke out throughout the nation.
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US residents have already been suggested in opposition to journey to international locations with greater than 500 Covid instances per 100,000 residents previously 28 days, which incorporates fashionable vacationer spots such because the UK, Spain and Maldives.
Now the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has given 16 new locations its prime danger designation of “Level 4: Covid-19 Very High.”
They are (deep breath): Andorra, Curaçao, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Iran, Ireland, Isle of Man, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Libya, Malta, Martinique, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin and the US Virgin Islands.
2. The UK is opening up inbound and outbound journey
UK case numbers have fallen tremendously since England dropped almost all Covid restrictions on July 19, however there have been nonetheless near 183,000 new instances previously week.
However, the nation has had a really profitable vaccine rollout, with greater than 58% of the inhabitants now totally vaccinated.
Fully jabbed vacationers from the United States and EU at the moment are allowed to journey into the UK quarantine-free — though in fact the CDC warns US residents in opposition to doing simply this.
3. US airways — and their passengers and crew — have had a tough week
Frontier Airlines now says it “supports” and can pay the crew of flight attendants it had earlier mentioned have been suspended after utilizing tape to restrain a passenger charged with groping and punching them.
Denver-based ultra-low-cost service Frontier had issues of a special type.
4. Israelis have been informed to not hug
Elderly Israelis wait to obtain their third shot of the Pfizer vaccine at a nursing dwelling in Netanya in August.
Last month, Israel fully prohibited folks from coming there from Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Cyprus, Georgia, Great Britain, India, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Russia, Spain, South Africa, Turkey and Uzbekistan until they get particular permission from Israeli authorities.
5. Canada fined two vacationers almost $20K over false Covid information
Toronto Pearson International Airport pictured in April 2020.
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The guests supplied false info associated to proof of vaccination and pre-departure exams and did not adjust to necessities associated to on-arrival testing and staying at government-approved lodging, the company mentioned.
From August 9, totally vaccinated Americans can be allowed into the nation for nonessential journey — however provided that they adjust to all authorities necessities.
6. Japan is naming and shaming rule-breakers
The Japanese authorities can be getting robust on those that contravene the foundations.
Japan requires all vacationers from abroad, together with Japanese residents, to self-quarantine for 2 weeks.
7. A Dallas firefighter ‘faked Covid outcomes then went to a resort’
William Jordan Carter is accused of mendacity about testing optimistic for Covid-19 to take break day.
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Bank information present Carter made a number of purchases throughout his break day, together with almost $1,400 at Kalahari Resort, a big indoor water park and resort in Round Rock, Texas.
8. A Carnival cruise ship reported Covid instances
Carnival didn’t instantly say precisely what number of optimistic instances had been detected aboard Carnival Vista, which departed out of Galveston, Texas.
9. More vaccine mandates have been launched within the US and past
“If you’re unvaccinated, unfortunately, you will not be able to participate in many things,” mentioned Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday.
Officials are nonetheless within the early phases of growing the plan and an announcement will not be imminent.
CNN’s Alexis Benveniste, Sarah Dean, Hadas Gold, Marnie Hunter, Tara John, Lauren Kent, Ashley Killough, Virginia Langmaid, Pete Muntean, Dominic Rech, Francesca Street, Amir Vera and Gregory Wallace contributed to this story.