The Canada-U.S. land border restrictions will dwell in field 12 months later as the U.S. Homeland Security launched on Twitter that the restrictions for non-very important accelerate back and forth might per chance maybe per chance no longer be lifted for at least another month.
To forestall the further spread of COVID-19, and in coordination with our companions in Canada and Mexico, the United States is extending the restrictions on non-very important accelerate back and forth at our land borders via April 21, whereas guaranteeing continued flows of very important trade and accelerate back and forth.
— Homeland Security (@DHSgov) March 18, 2021
The announcement comes factual days after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that reopening the border isn’t an immediate priority.
As of March 18, 7.55 per cent of Canadians appreciate bought at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In the United States, 22 per cent of the total population appreciate bought at least the principle dose of the vaccine.
At the origin off to a slack open, Canada’s vaccination effort continues to ramp up, with a total of eight million doses arriving in Canada by slay of March.
While COVID-19 didn’t hit Canada as laborious as it hit the U.S., variants are taking retain in some provinces with experts in Ontario calling for another lockdown in the province.
Canada has had greater than 920,000 confirmed COVID-19 infections to date, with greater than 22,500 deaths. The U.S. has had nearly 30 million COVID-19 infections and practically 540,000 deaths.