International passengers may now be separated based on COVID vaccination status at Pearson airport

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Posted July 24, 2021 1:16 pm

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WATCH ABOVE: Canada volition soon unfastened its borderline to those who are afloat vaccinated, but lone if they received 1 approved by Health Canada.

International passengers arriving astatine Toronto Pearson International Airport whitethorn present beryllium separated into antithetic lines based connected their COVID-19 vaccination status.

A spokesperson for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) confirmed the caller measurement successful an emailed connection to Global News connected Saturday.

“Passengers entering Canada from the U.S. oregon different planetary destination whitethorn beryllium divided into vaccinated and non/partially-vaccinated queues anterior to reaching Canada Customs,” Beverly MacDonald wrote.

“This is simply a measurement to assistance streamline the borderline clearance process arsenic determination are antithetic introduction requirements for vaccinated and non/partially-vaccinated travellers, which person been broadly communicated by the Government of Canada.”

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Earlier this month, Canada lifted the 14-day quarantine requirement for those permitted to question into the state who are afloat vaccinated. They indispensable inactive contiguous a antagonistic COVID-19 trial result.

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“We cognize that the arrivals acquisition is antithetic for passengers than it was successful pre-pandemic times, and we admit passengers’ patience arsenic we enactment with each of our partners to instrumentality Government of Canada requirements for planetary aerial travel,” MacDonald said.

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