TSA expects to provide facial masks on public transport by September: NPR


Signs in Need of Regulations Travelers Read February 1 in Miami Preparing for a Flight Check

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Signs in Need of Regulations Travelers Read February 1 in Miami Preparing for a Flight Check

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Face masks will continue to be a standard at airports, commercial flights, and other public transportation throughout the country through winter to winter.

Linn The federal mask mission, which is expected to end on May 11, will run until September 13 Updated guide Posted by Transportation Safety Administration Friday.

The rule also applies to buses and train systems Put it in place first By President Biden Shortly after taking office in January.

They have owned major American commercial airlines for more than a year All passengers needed Over 2 years of age to wear a face mask on flights. The policy has He raised some objections People who refuse to keep their masks, often delay flights.

T.A.E.A. Prolongation is caused by the average confirmed COVID-19 damage and death of coronavirus Keep rehearsing.

“The federal mask requirement in the entire transportation system seeks to reduce COVID-19 transmission on public transportation,” TSA official Derby Lajeye said in a statement.

“We will continue to work closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assess the importance of these guidelines and to understand the highest level of implementation so far,” he said.

Just this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that people who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear masks When outdoors Unless they are in public.

according to NPR vaccine monitoring, More than 40% of the US population has received the first dose of COVID-19, and about 30% have been fully vaccinated. CDC data also shows that up to 85% of projects across the country could be fully vaccinated by the end of August.

Travel numbers are also increasing. The TSA reported Linn On Friday, 1.56 million people traveled to the airport on Friday, compared to 171,000 on the same day. Weeks ago, the TSA High point Since the outbreak, more than 1.58 million people have traveled by air. That said, the numbers are far behind compared to 2019.

In early April, the CDC announced that Americans would be fully vaccinated He can travel safely in the United States Still wearing masks and social isolation. The policy should continue to be avoided, especially when unnecessary travel is possible.

Hopefully Americans traveling internationally face additional roadblocks, but fully vaccinated Americans will be allowed to travel to EU countries. This summer. He is currently traveling from many European countries to the United States not allowed.

A handful of international travel bans remain in many countries outside the European Union, including the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil, where the virus has been found.

Following this, India is the last country to face stiff restrictions from the United States Increased COVID-19 cases All over the country. The ban will come into effect on Tuesday.


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