Canada, US border closure extended again
DETROIT Officials in Canada and the United States have decided to keep the countries border closed to non-essential travel for another month. The current extension of the border crossing restrictions is set to expire Aug. 21. That is now extended another 30 days to Sept. 21. The restrictions were first announced on March 18 and were extended in April, May, June, July and now until Sept. 21. Chad Wolf, the United States acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security tweeted Friday:We continue to work with our Canadian and Mexican partners to slow the spread of #COVID19.
Canada, US border closure: Heres what to know
DETROIT Non-essential between the United States and Canada has been banned since March amid the coronavirus pandemic. The border remaining closed to non-essential travel through at least June 21. Now, there are reports the ban on non-essential travel between the two countries could last until late July. In the more populated United States, cases are rising at vastly different paces depending on the state. The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has been closed to non-essential travel since March 21, seemingly making it easier to complete a renovation of the tunnel.