CDC designates three destinations as ‘high’ COVID-19 travel risks

CDC designates three destinations as 'high' COVID-19 travel risks
Mexico, New Caledonia and United Arab Emirates were included to the CDC’s “Level 3: Higher” COVID-19 travel danger category on Monday. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Image

June 13 (UPI) — The Centers for Condition Management and Prevention on Monday additional 3 locations to its “high” COVID-19 risk group.

Mexico, New Caledonia and United Arab Emirates ended up extra to the “Stage 3: Substantial” class, the maximum hazard group established by the latest COVID-19 conditions.

Locations in Degree 3 have reported much more than 100 new COVID-19 conditions per 100,000 people in the previous 28 times.

Mexico and UAE have been formerly selected as “Stage 2: Average” COVID-19 travel pitfalls and New Caledonia was previously categorized as not known, that means the CDC did not have plenty of knowledge about the virus in the state to assign it a classification.

About 115 locations were selected as Level 3 risks on Monday.

Earlier in the pandemic, “Degree 4: Quite Large” was the highest COVID-19 designation but in April the agency eradicated all nations from the classification and renamed it to “Level 4: Special Conditions/Do Not Travel,” reserving it for “unique situation, these as promptly escalating case trajectory or really higher case counts, emergence of a new variant of problem or health care infrastructure collapse.”

No locations have been put in Stage 4 considering that the adjust.

Degree 2, which implies 50-100 new COVID-19 situations per 100,000 people in the past 28 days, also noticed a few new additions Monday, bringing the full in the class to 16.

Honduras and Saba ended up downgraded from Stage 3, although Cape Verde was upgraded from Degree 1.

Cuba and Iraq on Monday ended up downgraded from Level 2 to “Stage 1: Minimal,” which features locations that have noted 49 or fewer instances for every 100,000 inhabitants in the past 28 days.

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