The US travel ban, which already applies to 26 countries in Europe’s Schengen area, is set to extend to include Britain and Ireland. The ban will go into effect on Monday night.

Donald Trump announced at a news conference Saturday that the US will “reveal plans” to extend its travel ban to the UK and Ireland in a bid to limit the spread of coronavirus but moments later Vice-President Mike Pence confirmed the ban,

It comes just a day after Donald Trump announced a national emergency in the US.