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EU opens borders to 15 countries; India, US not on list


The European Union on Tuesday announced that it will allow residents of 15 countries to enter its borders.

Countries where the number of Covid-19 cases is high and the infection is still spreading have been excluded from EU’s “safe list”.

“The criteria to determine the third countries for which the current travel restriction should be lifted cover, in particular, the epidemiological situation and containment measures, including physical distancing, as well as economic and social considerations. They are applied cumulatively,” the Council of the EU said in an official press release.

The 15 countries from where international travel is permitted ...


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