Canada suspends flights to Mexico, Caribbean; tightens COVID-19 entry requirements

Canada PM Justin Trudeau at a press conference on Friday. (Photo Credit: Official account of PM Justin Trudeau )

Ottawa [Canada] January 30: Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday declared the suspension of battles administration to Mexico and the Caribbean to contain the spread of the COVID-19 and acquainted extra section necessities with debilitate global travel to the country. 

"The public authority and Canada's primary aircrafts have consented to suspend administration to sun objections immediately. Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing, and Air Transat are dropping air administration to all Caribbean objections and Mexico firing this Sunday up until April 30," Trudeau told journalists. 

"They (aircrafts) will make courses of action with their clients who are right now out traveling in these locales to coordinate their bring trips back. By setting up these extreme measure now, we can anticipate a superior time when would all be able to design those excursions," he added. 

Reporting the other COVID-19 measures, Trudeau said that all approaching global traveler flights should land at one of the country's four worldwide air terminals in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver viable February 3. 

He further said in the coming weeks, Canada will present compulsory PCR (polymerase chain response) testing at the air terminal for explorers getting back to the country. Voyagers will at that point need to sit tight at an affirmed inn for as long as three days while anticipating their outcomes at their own cost. 

The individuals who test negative for the infection will be permitted to isolate period at home, while the individuals who test positive will be moved to a state segregation office. 

Responding to the most recent turn of events, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) said that the lodging isolate plan abuses resident's privileges to versatility. 

"Our Charter expressly ensures the privilege of Canadians to enter, stay in, and leave Canada. Forcing these isolate jail inns is an away from of the privilege of Canadians to enter their own country," CCF Litigation Director, Christine Van Geyn said in an explanation. 

As per the Johns Hopkins University, Canada has recorded 773,035 COVID-19 cases and 19,754 passings. (ANI)
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