Three Eastern European countries are considered to have a “very high” risk of traveling, but Spain is now less risky

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Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania and Belarus were ranked as “very high” travel destinations on Tuesday by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean has also been upgraded to ‘Level 4: Very high level of Covid-19’ in a list of travel advisories that the agency updates periodically.

People should avoid going to places designated with a “level 4” notice, recommends the CDC. everyone should travel The agency warns they must first be fully immunized. nearly 90 places Now listed at level 4.

All destinations upgraded to Level 4 this week were previously listed as ‘Level 3: High Covid-19’. The Tier 3 category is applied to destinations that have recorded between 100 and 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 28 days.

Here are the destinations that were added to level 4 on October 12:

• Belarus
• Bosnia Herzegovina
• Romania
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

New level 3 locations

Six destinations were upgraded to level 3 on October 12:

• The Gabonese
• South Korea
• Spain
• Czech Republic
• Faroe Islands
• Uganda

Spain’s status, by CDC standards, has improved from level 4. The other five sites (Gabon, South Korea, Czech Republic, Faroe Islands and Uganda) have passed level 2.

Destinations labeled “Level 2: Covid-19 Intermediate” have recorded 50 to 99 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants over the past 28 days.

In “Level 1: Low Covid-19” destinations, there have been less than 50 new cases per 100,000 population in the past 28 days.

You can view CDC risk levels for global destinations on your location’s travel recommendations page.

In this Wider Travel Tips, the CDC recommends avoiding international travel until you’ve been fully immunized.

Fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to catch and spread Covid-19. However, international travel poses additional risks, and even fully vaccinated travelers may be at greater risk of contracting and possibly spreading certain types of Covid-19.

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Top photo: The old bridge in the Mostar desert in Bosnia and Herzegovina seen from the balcony of an empty restaurant on May 8, 2020 (Photo by Elvis Barukcic / AFP via Getty Images).

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