Anyone flying to the U.S. will need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19.
The CDC requirement expands on one announced late last month for passengers coming from the U.K. The new order takes effect in two weeks.
The new measures are designed to try to prevent travelers from bringing in newer forms of the virus. The order applies to U.S. citizens as well as foreign travelers.
“Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) will adhere to and abide by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regulations. Ultimately this new CDC order requiring all airline passengers to present a negative COVID-19 test for entry into the United States should help to create a safer and healthier travel experience overall.” released the CDC.
The new restrictions require air passengers to get a COVID-19 test within three days of their flight to the U.S., and written proof of the test result to the airline. Airlines are ordered to stop passengers from boarding if they don’t have proof of a negative test.
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