The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to nonessential travel for at least another month as both countries work to contain the spread of COVID-19. Restrictions will remain in place until at least Dec. 21, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf confirmed Friday morning. The restrictions were first imposed in mid-March and have been renewed each month since. “We are working closely with Mexico and Canada to keep essential trade and travel open while also protecting our citizens from the virus,” Wolf said.Any travel regarding to the flow of trade and commerce remains exempt from the restrictions, as are essential cross-border workers like health care professionals and airline crews.Click here to view the latest coronavirus data from our region. The U.S. reached another daily high Thursday with more than 185,000 new infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Vermont has also seen a surge in new cases — setting a single-day record four times in the past 10 days. A complete list of travel restrictions and exemptions can be found on the Government of Canada travel page.

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to nonessential travel for at least another month as both countries work to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Restrictions will remain in place until at least Dec. 21, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf confirmed Friday morning. The restrictions were first imposed in mid-March and have been renewed each month since.

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“We are working closely with Mexico and Canada to keep essential trade and travel open while also protecting our citizens from the virus,” Wolf said.

Any travel regarding to the flow of trade and commerce remains exempt from the restrictions, as are essential cross-border workers like health care professionals and airline crews.

Click here to view the latest coronavirus data from our region.

The U.S. reached another daily high Thursday with more than 185,000 new infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Vermont has also seen a surge in new cases — setting a single-day record four times in the past 10 days.

A complete list of travel restrictions and exemptions can be found on the Government of Canada travel page.

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