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Canada extends international travel ban till 21 December

OTTAWA | Canada has announced increased international travel restrictions to prevent the infection from spreading amid the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic in the country. In a statement released on Sunday, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair announced that travel restrictions on US citizens would be extended until December 21 and restrictions on people coming from other countries until January 21, 2021. Will be extended to These restrictions, imposed since March 16, barred most foreign nationals from entering Canada for non-essential trips.

Exceptions are citizens, essential workers, seasonal workers, caring people, and family members of international students. Earlier, international sanctions ended on the last day of every month while the Canada-US border restrictions are to end on December 21.

The minister said in the statement, “The government is constantly evaluating travel restrictions so that Canadians remain healthy and safe. Regarding government-mandated isolation, travel expansion and other changes for the US and international travel beginning January 21, 2021, Also the government is directing. ”

A total of 3,70,278 Covid-19 cases and 12,032 deaths have been reported in Canada so far.

Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam on Sunday reiterated the previous day’s warning that if the infection continues to grow like this, up to 10,000 cases can be seen daily in the middle of December.


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