Canada Says Its Travel Restrictions Are ‘Working’ Against COVID-19 & This Is Why
Air traffic is down in Canada by 90%. ✈️
The federal government has shared some good news.have been working in the fight against COVID-19 and our border measures are now some of the “strongest in the world.”
In a statement shared on December 29, the Government of Canada revealed new information about the impact of its ongoing
Reduction in travel volume since March
Per the notice, the restrictions that have been in place have been “working,” as only around 2% of all confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada came from outside the country.
In addition, there has been a 90%at Canadian airports.
“With a 14-day mandatory quarantine in place for most travellers coming into Canada, our border measures are some of the strongest in the world,” reads the press release.
As of December, the government says more than 180 public health officers are on standby at
While law enforcement directly reminded 41,103 travellers about quarantine in Canada, 98.8% of these cases resulted in compliance.
Since March, just 185 verbal warnings have been issued, as well as 20 written warnings and 130 tickets.
The government continues to urge Canadians to
In particular, there are concerns that travellers mayif they decide to go abroad against government advice.