What Does The European Travel Ban Mean for Americans?

In a news report from The New York Times, The European Union is opening its borders to travelers from 15 countries, but it's not allowing Americans to enter their borders because the United States has failed to curve the spread of coronavirus. 

The US isn’t the only country on the blocklist as Russia, India, and Brazil are also deemed too risky because of the spread of the virus. 

The United States has had more than 2.3 million Coronavirus cases and 120,000 deaths, more than any other country. 

The European border closure, which came in late March applied to most countries outside of the EU, but the new ban will call out several countries that have handled outbreaks poorly and have seen increases in cases.

What Countries are allowed in:






· Montenegro

· Morocco

·New Zealand


· Serbia

· South Korea


· Tunisia


*China is not on the initial list, but the EU is willing to place it on that list if the Chinese government reciprocates and allows EU citizens to enter its borders.

If your country isn’t on the list, are you officially banned from entering the EU?