- The European Union will bar Americans from traveling to its member states because of the United States' handling of the coronavirus pandemic,
- The New York Times reported the development on Friday.
- The US is among dozens of countries excluded from a list of safe countries whose citizens may travel to Europe once the bloc reopens its borders on July 1.
- Countries on the safe list include Australia, Canada, and South Korea.
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The European Union confirmed on Friday that it will ban American travelers when it reopens its external borders on July 1, The New York Times reported .
Americans are among those from dozens of countries deemed too risky because the coronavirus outbreak is poorly contained there, according to The Times.
Travelers from more than a dozen countries outside of the bloc will, however, be allowed to enter starting July 1.
The full list of safe countries includes Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Andorra, San Marino, Monaco and the Vatican, according to the Times.
China will also be included, as long as China allows European Union visitors.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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