Where the Comment is King

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

Canada drops travel advisory

Added 10-24-21 09:56:02pm EST - “Canada has lifted? its? warning? against nonessential foreign travel.” - Thehill.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Canada drops travel advisory”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The new guidance, which reverses an advisory from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, signals the success of Canada's COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Reuters reported.

"The beginnings of the transition away from the more blanket approach really recognizes vaccines are very effective at preventing severe outcome," Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said during a press briefing, according to the news service. 

Tam added that data indicate "a continued decline in disease activity nationally and in most jurisdictions."

Officials in Ontario, the country's most populated province, also announced that they would aim to lift all COVID-19 restrictions, including requiring masking and proof of vaccination, by March 2022. Provincial officials noted that they would also begin removing capacity limits in the "vast majority" of public spaces on Monday, Reuters added. 

The changes come after Ontario spent much of the pandemic in lockdown due to high COVID-19 infections and hospital occupancy rates.

Read more...

If you don't see any comments yet, congrats! You get first comment. Be nice and have fun.

Comment Box is loading comments...

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE