(CNN) — The US Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention added 16 locations to its “very excessive” Covid-19 threat degree on Monday, together with Greece, Eire and the US Virgin Islands.
In response to the CDC, a threat designation of “Degree 4: Covid-19 Very Excessive” means folks ought to keep away from journey to those areas. Those that should journey ought to be absolutely vaccinated first.
“Totally vaccinated vacationers are much less prone to get and unfold Covid-19. Nevertheless, worldwide journey poses further dangers, and even absolutely vaccinated vacationers may be at elevated threat for getting and presumably spreading some Covid-19 variants,” the company says.
Locations that fall into the “very excessive” threat class have had greater than 500 instances per 100,000 residents up to now 28 days, based on CDC parameters.
The next 16 locations moved to the CDC’s “Degree 4: COVID-19 Very Excessive” class on August 2: Andorra, Curaçao, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Iran, Eire, Isle of Man, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Libya, Malta, Martinique, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin and US Virgin Islands.
Prime picture: Guests transport their baggage on the jap Aegean island of Samos, Greece, on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. (AP Picture/Petros Giannakouris)