The European Union may not reopen its borders to the United States due to the latter country’s apparent inability to control the spread of the coronavirus, The New York Times reports.

That would mean the US would be joining Russia and Brazil on the list of countries from which residents won’t be allowed to travel to Europe this summer.

At the time of writing, the US has reported more than 2.3 million COVID cases and experienced more than 120,000 deaths as a result — more than twice as many cases and deaths as the next top spot, Brazil, a country with two thirds of its population.

After a deadly battle with the coronavirus, many European countries have effectively “flattened the curve” and are experiencing substantially lower numbers of new infections and deaths.

The EU has already blocked US visitors apart from “essential travel” since mid-March, but that’s subject to change as of July 1, when the bloc is planning to reopen its borders.

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