The border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21, authorities confirm

The United States confirms that the border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21. The same will also happen with the borde...

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  • The United States confirms that the border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21.
  • The same will also happen with the border with Canada.
  • “The United States is extending restrictions on non-essential travel to our land and ferry crossings with Canada and Mexico,” said DHS.

The United States confirms that the border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21. The same will also happen with the border with Canada, as reported by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Last month, DHS had extended the restrictions until June 21. This Sunday, they renewed the measure with which they will keep the borders closed “to reduce the spread” of the coronavirus.

They confirm that the border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21

They confirm that the border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21
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The agency announced through its twitter account: “The United States is extending restrictions on non-essential travel on our land and ferry crossings with Canada and Mexico until July 21, while guaranteeing access for essential trade and travel.”

Both the United States, as well as Mexico and Canada, agreed to close the borders for those who traveled for tourism or pleasure since March 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic was just beginning and since then they have been renewing the restrictions month by month.

Border closed until July 21

They confirm that the border with Mexico will continue to be closed until July 21
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In addition, the DHS indicated this Sunday that they continue to work in coordination with the White House and other US agencies to determine how the measures could be relaxed.

Likewise, they are in communication with “working groups with Canada and Mexico to identify the conditions under which the restrictions can be safely and sustainably relieved.”

Open borders according to plan

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Jim Diodati, Mayor of Niagara Falls, Ontario, said in early June in an interview with USA Today: “Hope is not a good strategy; we need a plan ”to reduce restrictions.

As neighboring governments seek the safest way to reopen borders, travel within the United States continues unrestricted. There are also some flight options to travel from one country to another.

Canada extends border closure after US travel alert changes to Mexico

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Border closure until July. As the United States issued a notice On a trip to Mexico in which he advised Americans to consult the CDC regulations for international travel, Canada announced this Friday that its land border with the United States will remain closed until at least July 21 to contain the transmission of covid-19 .

The measure between the United States and Canada has been in effect since March 2020 and has been extended on a monthly basis since then. The closure of the border between the United States and its northern neighbor means the prohibition of making trips considered non-essential, reported the Efe news agency.

Border closings until July: stay safe

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The Canadian Minister of Public Safety, Bill Blair, announced the measure with a message on Twitter in which he noted that “the main priority” in the fight against covid-19 “is to keep Canadians safe” and therefore, ” in coordination with the US ” Restrictions on non-essential international travel and with the United States are extended until that date.

Blair also indicated that the Canadian government “is planning measures for Canadians, permanent residents and others fully vaccinated who are currently allowed entry into Canada.” The measures, which could include a “vaccination passport” to allow unrestricted travel for fully immunized people, will be announced on June 21.

Border closure until July: higher proportion with one dose

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On June 13, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed that he had discussed with US President Joe Biden the possibility of reopening the land border between the two countries as the number of people vaccinated against increases. covid-19 on both sides of the border.

Canada has become the industrialized country with the largest proportion of the population with one dose of the vaccine. And the United States is currently the nineteenth country in terms of fully immunized population, with 44.18% of the total, highlighted the Efe news agency.

Border closings until July: they discuss reopening

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The progress of vaccination campaigns has allowed, in recent weeks, that the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths has been reduced dramatically in Canada, so that the country’s authorities are accelerating their economic reopening plans. This week, representatives from Canada and the United States held meetings to discuss reopening the border.

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