U.S. citizens likely to be banned from traveling to Europe amid COVID-19

Most Americans may soon be prohibited from stepping foot on European soil.

ABC News confirmed Friday that the European Union is assembling a list of countries, including the United States, whose citizens will be banned from nonessential travel due to high COVID-19 infection rates.

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The list pending final approval could go into effect July 1.

In April, Texas even saw domestic travel bans.

Gov. Greg Abbott restricted travel to Louisiana and had issued a mandatory 14-day quarantine to include people who've traveled from there.

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