Canada is lifting restrictions on incoming travelers as the country pushes to vaccinate 80 percent of Canadians by the end of July.
Canada will begin cautiously lifting border restrictions on fully vaccinated citizens և other eligible persons on July 5, but other US foreign travelers will still be excluded.
July 5, 23 EST. From 59 (July 6, 03:59 GMT), those who have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine will no longer have to quarantine. The mitigation applies to Canadians և permanent residents.
Officials said the travelers should have two doses of the vaccine Approved by Canada, take the COVID-19 negative test 72 hours before arrival, take the second test as soon as you arrive, կազմ Make a quarantine plan if the arrival test returns positive.
Secretary of Public Security Bill Blair said the first step would be to ease border measures continue to restrict access to foreign nationals in Canada who wish to enter for non-trivial reasons.
Transport Minister Omar Al-Ghabra said that the ban on flights between Canada and India would remain in place until July 21, but that the ban on flights with Pakistan would be lifted.
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The flight ban was imposed following an increase in COVID-19 cases due to the highly contagious Delta version first discovered in India.
The government has stated that fully vaccinated Canadian travelers wishing to be considered for quarantine և test reduction requirements must provide proof of their vaccine status by posting supporting documents in the ArriveCAN application or by accessing the government website. ,
The government is eliminating the need for fully vaccinated Canadians, permanent air travelers, to quarantine for three days at an authorized hotel upon arrival.
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Canadians returning home by land must be quarantined or remanded for 14 days, while those arriving by plane must be quarantined at a government-mandated hotel for up to three days while awaiting a negative return on the COVID-19 test. “Air travelers are quarantined at home or elsewhere after staying at a hotel.”
Officials said they would like to have 75 percent of eligible Canadians fully vaccinated before advising that border restrictions be eased for tourists և business travelers who are not citizens or do not establish permanent residence.
The Government of Canada expects that by the end of July, vaccines will be available enough for 80 percent of Canadians to be fully vaccinated.
“We need to make sure that most Canadians are fully vaccinated,” Blair said.
Health Minister Patti Hajdu said unvaccinated children traveling with vaccinated parents would have to quarantine at home, even if they were not eligible for vaccinations. “It will definitely be difficult for families who want to travel,” he said.
The border between Canada and the United States remains closed on all trivial trips. The restrictions were announced in March 2020, in the first months of the epidemic, and have been extended every month since.
Prime Minister Astin Trudeau The government announced on Friday that it would not impose travel restrictions on the United States have been extended by July 21, as Canada works to vaccinate a higher percentage of Canadians. The move was made in coordination with the United States.
There are growing calls in the United States to open its border to travel that is not necessary, such as tourism, but less than 25 percent of Canadians are vaccinated.