U.S. onshore borders with Canada and Mexico volition stay closed to non-essential question until astatine slightest Aug. 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said connected Wednesday.
The 30-day hold came aft Canada announced Monday it volition commencement allowing fully-vaccinated U.S. visitors into the state connected Aug. 9 for non-essential question arsenic the menace from the COVID-19 pandemic fades.
2:18 COVID-19: Family reunions looming successful Quebec arsenic Canadian borderline rules acceptable to relax
Canadian officials announced connected Monday the state volition beryllium lifting borderline restrictions for afloat vaccinated American travellers. Those caller rules volition instrumentality effect connected Aug. 9 but the existing restrictions stay successful spot until then.
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When that time comes, American travellers who are afloat vaccinated won’t person to quarantine upon arrival, and the government-approved edifice quarantine programme volition besides beryllium axed.
They will, however, beryllium taxable to COVID-19 investigating and volition beryllium required to supply impervious of vaccination by mode of the ArriveCAN smartphone app oregon web portal. Post-travel trial results volition nary longer beryllium necessary.
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— With files from Global News.View nexus »