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Vice President Mike Pence announced Saturday that a travel ban imposed on European nations over the coronavirus pandemic would be extended to the United Kingdom and Ireland starting at 0400 GMT Tuesday.

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Americans in the UK or Ireland can come home. Legal residents can come home,” Pence told a White House news conference, adding that such people would be “funneled through specific airports and processed.”

A 30-day US ban on travel from the EUs Schengen border-free zone took effect on Saturday, but notably excludes Britain and Ireland.

US President Donald Trump had earlier confirmed theRead More – Source