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Traveling to Canada during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go - Erie News Now

Traveling to Canada during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go - Erie News Now
CNN Staff

In the summer of 2021, the Canadian government eased its mandatory two-week quarantine requirement for all fully vaccinated travelers entering the country."Foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated will continue to be required to meet an exemption or be traveling for a non-discretionary purpose," says the Government of Canada website."By the end of November, if you're 12 or older and want to fly or take the train, you'll have to be fully vaccinated," said Trudeau, noting that "testing will no longer be an option before boarding a train or a flight" in Canada.About 80% of the population is fully vaccinated as of January 3, 2022.

The basics Canada is currently battling a dramatic surge in cases led by the Omicron variant, forcing many provinces to reintroduce restrictions.Officials are now asking citizens to avoid all nonessential international travel as the Omicron variant spreads throughout the world.

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