Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada’s ban on flights from the United Kingdom will expire Wednesday when the clock strikes midnight.
Canada halted most air travel from the U.KThe involvement of Gov. Gen. Mary Simon., where a mutated strain of COVID-19 had been discovered, on Dec. 20that require close contact are only permitted for a single cohort of 100 people per day..
New rules that require passengers returning from abroad to show proof of negative COVID-19 test results will prevent the spread of the virus across bordersfalls unde, Garneau said.
Passengers must take a PCR test — the type of test common in Canada involving a deep nasal swab, and distinct from a rapid test. The test has to be administered less than 72 hours before takeoff, or 96 hours in the cases of two dozen countries, mainly in the Caribbean, Garneau said at a virtual press conference.
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