Travelers Would Be Required To Test Negative For Virus Before Flight, After Arriving In Rome

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Certain travelers from the U.S. will be able to go to Italy soon without having to quarantine.

Rome’s main airport says it will start experimenting in December with COVID-tested flights from New York, Newark and Atlanta.

Travelers would have to test negative for COVID within 48 hours of departure and also upon arrival in Rome.

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The experiment is for Alitalia and Delta Airlines.

Americans are not allowed to travel to Italy for tourism purposes right now, only for essential reasons.

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