Sept. 3, 2021


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US travellers warned to avoid Lesotho

US travellers warned to avoid Lesotho

Tourist hiking in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho

Story highlights

  • Lesotho labeled top risk destination
  • Among countries with over 500 Covid cases/100 000 people in past 2 days

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LESOTHO is one of the 16 new destinations that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified as the top risk designation of “Level 4: COVID-19 Very High.”

The other 15 include Andorra, Curaçao, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Iran, Ireland, Isle of Man, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malta, Martinique, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin and the US Virgin Islands.

US citizens have already been advised against travel to the above mentioned countries. They have also been warned to stay away from countries with more than 500 COVID cases per 100 000 residents in the past 28 days, which includes popular tourist spots such as the UK, Spain and Maldives.

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“That means the US citizens should avoid travel to these places and, if they really must travel, they should be fully vaccinated,” the disease control centre also said. CNN Travel

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