By Marnie Hunter and Forrest Brown, CNN
(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has moved two South American destinations, one Middle Eastern country and a North African nation to its “high” risk category for travel.
Four destinations were moved to Level 3, or “high” risk on Monday:
Peru, known for its capital city’s culinary excellence and remarkable Inca ruins in the Andes, was previously listed at Level 2, “moderate” risk. Bolivia, Lebanon and Tunisia were also listed at Level 2 last week.
The CDC overhauled its ratings system for assessing Covid-19 risk for travelers in April.
Level 3, or “high,” is now the top rung in terms of risk level and applies to places that have had more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents in the past 28 days. Level 2 and Level 1 are…