Travelers two years of age or older arriving at USA by air from abroad must present a negative test for Covid-19, carried out the day before, regardless of the vaccination scheme, this was announced by the country’s embassy in Mexico.
According to the US embassy in Mexico, the measure takes effect at 12:01 am (Washington DC time), this Monday, December 6.
In the event that the person seeking to enter the United States has recovered from Covid-19 in the last 90 days, he or she may present the documentation that proves it and thus be able to enter the country.
In turn, passengers will be asked to formally confirm that the information they present is true.
The embassy indicated that these measures do not apply to land crossings.
Non-essential crossings from Mexico to the United States resumed on November 8, after the US borders closed for almost 20 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The world is on alert for the recent variant of Covid-19 detected in South Africa. The Omicron It has caused several of the measures that were applied to stop the spread of the coronavirus to be reimposed in the face of fears of an increase in the infections of the disease.
Last Wednesday, US authorities reported that they had detected the first case of the Covid-19 Omicron variant in a person who had recently traveled to South Africa.