The Bahamas to Close Borders for U.S. Travelers from 22 July Due to Surging Cases of COVID-19

Bahamas | July 19, 2020

The Bahamas to Close Borders for U.S. Travelers from 22 July Due to Surging Cases of COVID-19
The Bahamas reopened tourism to all on July 1, however, due to the amount of new COVID-19 cases The Bahamas has made the call to close its airports and seaports to passengers coming from the United States. The change will go into effect starting at midnight on Wednesday, July 22. In a nationwide address made earlier today, the Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis stated that the islands’ national carrier, Bahamasair, will be discontinuing all outbound flights to the U.S. immediately, reported the Miami Herald.

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There’s no word that can describe the amazing nature of Georgia. You will be stunned by the view of the mountains and the environment in surrounding. The peak of Mount Elbrus, which is the highest peak of Europe, will catch your attention and makes you want to explore more about the mountains in Georgia.