The Authorities of Canada introduced it’s extending its coverage on necessary lodge quarantine stays for air travellers arriving in Canada till at the very least June 21.
“We’re extending the testing and quarantine measures on the border as a result of they defend Canadians,” stated Federal Well being Minister Patty Hadju.
Along with the lodge quarantine coverage, a variety of different measures have been prolonged together with the restriction on flights from India to Canada.
The federal government can also be extending the requirement for air passengers departing from India or Pakistan and arrive in Canada by way of an oblique route to acquire a COVID-19 pre-departure take a look at from a 3rd nation earlier than persevering with their journey to Canada.
“Because the variety of COVID-19 instances stay disproportionally excessive in India and Pakistan, we now have prolonged our flight restrictions and third nation pre-departure testing necessities for these international locations,” stated Transport Minister Omar Alghabra.
“These ongoing measures are in place to assist defend Canadians, and handle the elevated danger of imported instances of COVID-19 and variants of concern into Canada,” he stated.