USA Announces Entry Ban on Foreign Travelers from Brazil Due to Covid-19

Foreigners who were present in Brazil within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States will not be able to enter the country, with some exceptions, according to a presidential proclamation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The United States announced on Sunday, May 24th, through a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump, that as of May 29th, foreigners coming from Brazil will be prevented from entering the country because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Trump had been contemplating taking the measure for a few days because of the increase in the number of cases in Brazil, which ranks second among the countries with the most people infected, behind the US.

“We are considering it,” Trump told reporters at the White House on May 19th. “I don’t want people to come here . . .

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