The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week warned against traveling to a pair of popular vacation destinations: the Netherlands and the Cayman Islands.
The agency, which updates its travel advisory on a weekly basis, raised both destinations to its highest “Level 4” travel warning, telling Americans to “avoid” both countries. The Department of State, in turn, raised both the Netherlands and the Cayman Islands to its highest travel advisory level.
Every country in Europe and Central Asia is “facing a real threat of Covid-19 resurgence or already fighting it,” World Health Organization regional director, Hans Kluge said, according to CNN. “The current pace of transmission across the 53 countries of the European Region is of grave concern.”
The travel warnings came on the same day the United States reopened its borders to fully-vaccinated international travelers for the first time in 20 months. Vaccinated travelers who have been