US raises travel alert to Costa Rica due to surge in Covid-19 cases

Alan Madriz

[email protected] | Wednesday, January 19, 2022 02:47 PM

The increase in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks in Costa Rica has led the United States to raise the rate Travel alert level 2 to 3Any moderate to high risk.

The information was released on Wednesday by Marcos Mandujana, Chargé d’Affairs of the US Embassy in Costa Rica.

Read more: US improves travel recommendation for Costa Rica, brings it back to pre-pandemic category

Alert Level 3 recommends that Americans be fully vaccinated if they wish to travel to Costa Rica, and for the unvaccinated, it suggests avoiding non-essential travel.

Read more: Traveling fully catered to Costa Rica, CDC recommends for US citizens

The United States is the main source of tourists to Costa Rica, only during 2021, 852,000 travelers arrived in the country from the North American country.

Which is that the increase in cases due to the Omicron variant also prompted the US government to raise the alert status to 45 other countries.

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