Stars and Stripes stripes.com 30 Dec, 2020 19:45 am

Canada to require negative COVID-19 test for people entering country

Canada to require negative COVID-19 test for people entering country
The Canadian government said Wednesday that passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days before they arrive in the country.

The decision came a day after the premier of Canada's largest province said he had ordered his finance minister to end a Caribbean vacation, saying he is "extremely disappointed" the official went abroad at a time the government is urging people to avoid nonessential travel because of the pandemic.Ontario Premier Doug Ford said it was "completely unacceptable" that Finance Minister Rod Phillips went to the French island of St.The finance minister's Twitter account had suggested that he was in Ontario while he has been in St.Canada's national government and the Ontario government have both repeatedly asked Canadians not to travel abroad during the pandemic.

Canada to require negative COVID-19 test for people entering country Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.Canada already requires those entering the country to self-isolate for 14 days, and it has banned all flights from the United Kingdom because of the new variant of COVID-19 spreading there.

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