The US, Mexico and Canada will keep their borders closed for at least one more month. Photo Twitter @NexosTuristicos
The government of Canada announced that it has agreed with Mexico and the United States to keep their borders closed for another month to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
The government of Canada announced this Thursday that it agreed with Mexico Y United States keep its borders closed for at least one more month to contain the pandemic of COVID-19.
“In order to continue preventing the spread of COVID-19, United States, Mexico and Canada restrictions on non-essential travel will be extended until December 21, “the Secretary of Homeland Security announced on his Twitter account. Chad wolf.
In order to continue to prevent the spread of COVID, the US, Mexico, & Canada will extend the restrictions on non-essential travel through Dec 21. We are working closely with Mexico & Canada to keep essential trade & travel open while also protecting our citizens from the virus.
– Acting Secretary Chad Wolf (@DHS_Wolf) November 19, 2020
The official added that the government of the president Donald trump is working “in close collaboration with Mexico Y Canada for keep essential trade and travel open at the same time that we protect our citizens from the virus ”.
The initial closure of the border occurred in mid-March of this year and since then it has been renewed on a monthly basis.
Although you are land borders are closed to tourists and other travelers considerate non-essential, the transit of goods is allowed to maintain the commercial flow between the three countries, which are partners of the Mexico-United States-Canada Treaty (T-MEC).
The decision to keep the border closed comes at a time when United States, the country most affected in the world by COVID-19, registers a rebound in the incidence of the disease, with more than 11.6 million infections and 251 thousand deaths.
With information from .