Americans Should Avoid Travel to Canada: CDC

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TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay Information)

Individuals ought to keep away from journey to Canada attributable to “very excessive” ranges of COVID-19 instances in that nation, the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention stated Monday.

The company positioned Canada underneath a Degree 4 travel health discover, which is the very best class and contains different nations similar to France, Germany, Britain, Spain and South Africa.

“Due to the present state of affairs in Canada, even absolutely vaccinated travelers could also be in danger for getting and spreading COVID-19 variants,” the CDC stated in a statement.

As of Sunday, Canada had reported a every day common of 42,062 new infections, a rise of 169% over the previous two weeks, in response to The New York Instances.

Individuals who should journey to Canada needs to be fully vaccinated, the CDC suggested. Totally vaccinated persons are allowed to enter Canada, however should be examined beforehand.

Beginning on Saturday, sure teams of people that have been beforehand exempt from COVID-19 entry necessities — together with skilled athletes, truck drivers and different important service employees, together with sure non permanent overseas employees — will likely be allowed into Canada provided that they’re absolutely vaccinated, the Canadian authorities lately introduced, the Instances reported.

Additionally on Monday, the CDC positioned the Caribbean island of Curaçao underneath a Degree 4 journey discover.

In December, the Canadian authorities advised residents to keep away from nonessential journey in a foreign country, no matter vaccination standing.

Extra data

Go to the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention for extra on traveling during the pandemic.

SOURCE: The New York Instances

Robert Preidt

MedicalNews
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