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US travelers banned from FSM

Discussion in 'The Pacific Islands' started by ChrisM, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. Jonn

    Jonn Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Alberta
    Not seeing how that would work. Could you give an example of a coronavirus free state?
  2. RIHappyDiver

    RIHappyDiver ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Rhode Island
    You need to consider the date of the post you’re quoting. In early February of last year there were more Coronavirus free states than not. Oh, the difference a year makes.

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  3. runsongas

    runsongas Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: California - Bay Area
    I still stand by that if distancing and masks were actually observed last year, everything would have been fine. Can't fix stupid.
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  4. ontdiver

    ontdiver Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Ottawa, Ontario
    That is the simple unvarnished truth.
  5. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Contributor

    Different, probably
    "Everything would have been fine", you are delusional.
    Be careful calling people stupid, you might be looking at a mirror.

    And I was really hoping to find an update, not just an old post dragged back to life with no good info added.
  6. runsongas

    runsongas Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: California - Bay Area
    if we had done appropriate distancing, contact tracing, and ppe usage, it would have been completely different. asian countries have seen very low numbers of infections and deaths.
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  7. lexvil

    lexvil Contributor

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: jamestown, ca.
    Careful, reality doesn’t always play well.
  8. bakodiver391

    bakodiver391 Contributor

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Marshall Islands
    I will go out on a limb and predict that Chuuk and Bikini will not be open to tourism this year. FSM has stopped repatriation of their own citizens due to concerns about new variants of the disease. The Marshall Islands are repatriating a few citizens and essential workers but require a total of 5 weeks of quarantine.
  9. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Contributor

    I was hoping for better news than that. I'm suppose to be on a plane in 6 months heading that way.
  10. jdevic

    jdevic Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Toronto
    I rebooked my flight to Chuuk and Palau via NRT for this April last summer, after cancelling last Feb.
    I cancelled it again - agree that it is not gonna happen this year or most likely the next (at least not hassle/quarantine free)

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