The government of Canada extended the restrictions for entry to the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. The travelers from the majority of the countries cannot freely enter Canada until January 2021 as the government reported.
People, who come from all countries, excluding the U.S., are obliged to pass 14-day isolation. The similar restrictions act for the U.S. citizens until December 21. The government of Canada did not extend them but it does not exclude that they might be extended in the future.
“Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced that Canada will extend the Mandatory Isolation Order and temporary travel restrictions for all travelers seeking entry into Canada from a country other than the US, until January 21, 2021. Travel restrictions for US citizens and foreign nationals arriving from the US remain in place until December 21, 2020, and may be extended at that time,” the message said.
It was noted that the protection of the citizens of the country from the Covid-19 and decrease of the spread of the disease in Canada is the main priority of the Canadian government.
As we reported, Belgium would ease its coronavirus restrictions next week, with shops allowed to reopen. Bars and restaurants, however, will remain closed.