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New Zealand Pauses ‘Travel Bubble’ With Australia Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sydney : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

New Zealand Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins looks on during a news conference at Parliament last month where he and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans for a quarantine-free “travel bubble” between New Zealand and Australia.

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New Zealand Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins looks on during a news conference at Parliament last month where he and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans for a quarantine-free “travel bubble” between New Zealand and Australia.

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Less than three weeks after launching a quarantine-free “travel bubble” between New

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TSA Keeps Face Mask Requirement On Public Transportation Through September : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

For about a year, major U.S. commercial airlines have required all passengers who are older than 2 to wear face masks on flights.

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For about a year, major U.S. commercial airlines have required all passengers who are older than 2 to wear face masks on flights.

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Wearing a face mask will continue to be a requirement at airports, aboard commercial flights and on other public transportation across the country through the summer.

The federal mask mandate, which was set to expire on May 11, will remain in

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U.S. Issues More Than 115 ‘Do Not Travel’ Advisories, Citing Risks From COVID-19 : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Global travel continues to be risky because of the coronavirus. Earlier this year, passengers from Taiwan wear protective gear as they arrive at France’s Charles de Gaulle Airport, and just this week, the U.S. issued over 100 new travel advisories.

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Global travel continues to be risky because of the coronavirus. Earlier this year, passengers from Taiwan wear protective gear as they arrive at France’s Charles de Gaulle Airport, and just this week, the U.S. issued over 100 new travel advisories.

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The U.S. State Department has vastly expanded its “Do Not

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State Department To Issue Travel Warnings Amid ‘Unprecedented’ COVID-19 Risks : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

The U.S. Department of State will add a slew of countries to its “Do Not Travel List” later this week because of coronavirus danger.

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The U.S. Department of State will add a slew of countries to its “Do Not Travel List” later this week because of coronavirus danger.

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The U.S. State Department on Monday announced plans to expand travel advisories, urging U.S. citizens to stay home as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose “unprecedented risks” around the globe.

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New York updates travel advisory, quarantine no longer required for international travelers

ALBANY, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State updated its travel advisory Saturday, no longer requiring international travelers to quarantine.

The updated guidance can be found here and on the state’s website here.

As of April 10, the updated NYS guidance says asymptomatic travelers from another country, U.S. state, or territory are no longer required to test or quarantine.

Consistent with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, the state recommends quarantine for those who are not fully vaccinated or have not recovered from a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in the previous three months.

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Air travel breaks record during Easter weekend as CDC updates safety guidance for fully vaccinated people

Travel is taking flight this spring.

The Transportation Security Administration reported more than 1.5 million people were screened during Easter weekend at airport checkpoints on Friday, a record since last March around the time the coronavirus started becoming widespread in the U.S. 

A Transportation Security Administration agent hands a passport back to a traveler as she screens travelers, at a checkpoint inside an airline terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File).

The checkpoint traffic was the highest its been since March 12, 2020, during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein

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