The Trump administration stated it was broadening vacation restrictions from Europe to involve the U.K. and Ireland, as international locations throughout the globe raced to sluggish the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and mitigate the economic destruction.

The expanded European vacation restriction was designed following a “unanimous recommendation” by health and fitness specialists on the White House’s coronavirus undertaking drive, Vice President Mike Pence stated Saturday, even though U.S. residents would be equipped to return.