Which countries are still seeing increases in COVID cases?

It’s National Day of Action, promoting the COVID vaccine -- want to see where cases are rising?

A public health worker helps people check in at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Museu da Republica (Museum of the Republic) on May 24, 2021 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Mario Tama (Getty Images)

As the United States has seen vaccination numbers rise and COVID-19 cases decline, many Americans might be feeling a desire to travel more.

But there’s something to perhaps take a look at, before booking that next trip.

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There are other countries still seeing a rise in cases as the pandemic shows signs of being alive and well in those parts of the world.

As of May 28, here are the countries where cases have risen and where Americans should be careful about visiting at the moment, according to the website dw.com.

Countries with twice as many new cases

Asia - Myanmar, Taiwan, Vietnam

Africa - Botswana, Eswatini, Liberia, Uganda, Zambia

Americas - Antigua and Barbuda, Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Oceana - Fiji

Countries with more new cases

Asia - Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bhutan, China, Malaysia, Maldives, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste

Africa - Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Americas - Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

Europe - Belarus, Denmark, Portugal, Russia

About the same number of cases (no change, or plus/minus 2%)

Asia - South Korea, Brunei Darussalam

Africa - Algeria, Mauritius, Gambia, Guinea Bissau

Americas - Costa Rica, Dominica, Guatemala, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Europe - France, Norway

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Keith is a member of Graham Media Group's Digital Content Team, which produces content for all the company's news websites.