The replace consists of shifting 33 international locations, together with Iceland, Israel and Singapore, to the bottom danger class.
The revised CDC Covid-19 Journey Well being Advisory pointers search to “higher differentiate international locations with extreme outbreak conditions” from international locations the place Covid-19 is “sustained, however managed.”
CDC menace ranges are decided by the variety of Covid-19 circumstances in a given nation. At every stage, the CDC recommends getting vaccinated, however its steering for unvaccinated folks varies relying on the severity of the pandemic in every nation.
The CDC recommends avoiding journey to international locations at stage four, the very best menace stage, which has greater than 500 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants within the final 28 days. Tier four international locations embrace nations reminiscent of Brazil, India, and Iraq.
For international locations at Tier three, reminiscent of Mexico, Russia, and Iran, the CDC recommends no non-essential journey for many who aren’t vaccinated. These international locations are at present reporting 100 to 500 circumstances per 100,000 inhabitants.
At stage 2, the company recommends that unvaccinated vacationers who’re at extreme danger of contracting a severe sickness from Covid-19 ought to keep away from visiting. These nations, reminiscent of Finland, Cambodia and Kenya, are at present reporting between 50 and 99 circumstances per 100,000.
Lastly, Tier 1 international locations like Australia and New Zealand are thought of the bottom danger locations and have reported fewer than 50 Covid-19 circumstances prior to now 28 days. The CDC nonetheless recommends getting vaccinated earlier than touring to a low-risk location.