93% of people around the world live in countries with coronavirus travel bans
That’s 93% of the world’s population, Pew said, as most nations have imposed partial or complete border closures to foreign nationals.
“The movement of people across borders has come to a standstill in much of the world as countries close their borders to visitors — and sometimes their own citizens — in response to the coronavirus outbreak,” the analysis says.
The report, posted Wednesday on the center’s website, combines data from border closure announcements and United Nations population data. And a map from the Pew Research Center shows the sweeping array of restrictions around the globe.
Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan, associate director of the Migration Policy Institute’s international program, described what she said was an “extraordinary acceleration” …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]