What Happens When You Get A Positive Covid-19 Test Traveling Overseas – The Wall Street Journal

Extra days away from home can quickly get expensive. Here’s what travelers learned and tips for making surprise stays less unpleasant.

To help combat Omicron, the Biden administration is opening up more Covid testing sites and delivering 500 million Covid tests to Americans. WSJ’s Daniela Hernandez breaks down why testing is still a pain point in the U.S., two years into the pandemic. Photo Illustration: David Fang

With an increase in cases of the Omicron variant, plenty of travelers are wondering what might happen if they test positive for Covid-19 while traveling outside the U.S.

Quarantine and isolation times for travelers can vary greatly by country. So can the expenses, which can add up to thousands of dollars for those stuck outside the U.S. for extended stretches.

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