U.S. Borders With Canada And Mexico Will Stay Closed Another Month

The U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico will remain near to non-essential travel through Nov. 21.

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The U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico will stay near non-essential travel through Nov. 21.

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Bill Blair, Canadas public security minister, tweeted on Monday, “We are extending non-essential travel constraints with the United States till November 21st, 2020. Our decisions will continue to be based upon the very best public health recommendations readily available to keep Canadians safe.”

The borders have actually been closed since March 23.

” The situation in the United States continues to be of concern. So were going to make certain were keeping Canadians safe as best as we can,” Trudeau informed Global News.

” Canadians can be deeply assured to understand that their different orders of government are constantly going to collaborate to keep them safe, unlike some other locations we see around the world,” he stated.

The United States and Mexico have both seen far higher COVID-19 death rates than Canada.

In addition to the border guidelines, there are extra guidelines about entering Canada, the United States and Mexico throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last month, President Trump said Canada desired the border to reopen, and stated “were going to be opening the borders pretty quickly.” However popular opinion surveys have discovered that Canadians support keeping the border closed.

The U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico will stay near to non-essential travel for at least another month.

In an interview with a Canadian radio station on Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kept in mind that the countrys southern neighbor does not have the virus under control.

The U.S. Embassy in Canada explains that the border policy uses to vehicle, commuter rail, and ferry travel but not air, rail, or sea travel. Non-essential travel consists of travel that is thought about tourism or leisure in nature. Essential travel still allowed includes: work and study, crucial infrastructure assistance, financial services and supply chains, health, instant medical care, and safety and security.”

” To continue to restrict the spread of COVID, the US, Mexico, & & Canada will extend the constraints on non-essential travel through Nov 21,” he tweeted. “We are working carefully with Mexico & & Canada to determine safe requirements to reduce the limitations in the future & & assistance our border neighborhoods.”

Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, confirmed the news.

The U.S. Embassy in Canada explains that the border policy applies to automotive, commuter rail, and ferry travel however not rail, sea, or air travel. Non-essential travel includes travel that is considered tourism or leisure in nature.