According to senior Biden administration officials, President Joe Biden will issue a new presidential proclamation to officially rescind the travel ban that restricted entry into the United States for individuals traveling from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. President Biden is expected to lift the ban effective 12:01am ET on Dec. 31, 2021, bringing to an end all of the travel bans into the United States. However, travelers will still need to abide by U.S. COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements to travel to the United States.