U.S./Canada non-essential vacation restrictions extended for 8th time

U.S./Canada non-essential vacation restrictions extended for 8th time

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — The United States Division of Homeland Security has extended limits of non-critical journey.

The U.S. Office of Homeland Security announced on Tuesday, January 12, that the U.S., Canada and Mexico have prolonged the non-vital travel limits until February 21, 2021. This is the eighth time these constraints have been extended by the DHS thanks to COVID-19.

These constraints implement to the U.S.-Canadian “land border,” and has limited and will proceed to limit “journey that is thought of tourism or leisure.”

According to the DHS, they are doing the job with both nations to keep important trade travel open although limiting the spread of the virus.

On top of that, the Division mentioned that they are speaking about the adhering to with Canada and Mexico to “safely simplicity limits in the long run and assist U.S. border communities.”

  • The diploma of wellbeing danger indicated in the @CDCgov Travel Wellness See
  • Community health and fitness conditions and vacation limitations in border communities
  • Regional Customs and Border Patrol Officer staffing ranges with greater site visitors flows and probable COVID-19 quarantines.

The first journey limits had been enacted on March 23, 2020 and prolonged again on April 21, 2020, May perhaps 20, 2020, June 16, 2020, July 16, 2020, August 14, 2020, September 24, 2020 and October 22, 2020.