Coronavirus Update: U.S. Adds Four More Airports to Screen Individuals Traveling from China; Visa Issuance Delays Likely for Those with Recent China Travel
The Department of Homeland Security has officially designated four additional international airports to the list of those charged with advanced screening for the coronavirus, following several travel restrictions imposed by the U.S. government last week.
The new airports to which targeted flights will be directed for the screening of passengers with recent China travel are: Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia, Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas, and Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Michigan. These arrival restrictions are already in effect, as of the date of DHS’s official announcement.