America will open its land. Unnecessary travel borders from Canada and Mexico in November, according to a new announcement. United States Department of Internal Security. But there is a catch: only those who are complete. Vaccines against Covid 19 will be allowed in the United States.
During the Cove 19 epidemic, unnecessary travel to the United States by land and ferry from Mexico and Canada, as well as unnecessary travel with friends or family, was banned. But as more and more vaccines are being developed in all three countries, the US government has decided it is time to lift sanctions.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Murcas announced on Tuesday that the new freedoms for international travel only apply to those who have been vaccinated against Covid 19.
According to the new international air travel system that will be implemented in November, we will start allowing passengers from Mexico and Canada who have been fully vaccinated for Covid 19 for non-essential purposes. Will enter the United States, including to meet friends and family or for tourism, by land and ferry border crossing. Statement.
Cross-border travel creates significant economic activity in our border communities and benefits our wider economy. We are happy to take steps to resume regular travel in a safe and sustainable manner.
Surprisingly, essential workers traveling to the United States do not currently need to be vaccinated as a condition of entry, and the Department of Homeland Security does not require them to be vaccinated until January 2022.
“This approach will provide ample time for essential passengers such as truck drivers, students and healthcare workers to be vaccinated,” the DHS said in a statement.
The U.S. vaccine vaccination rate is currently 56.8%, followed by Canada at 72.2% and Mexico’s vaccination rate at only 37.6%. And despite the fact that vaccination rates in the United States are much lower than in Canada, a neighbor in the north opened up the vaccine to Americans in August.
The United States recorded 111,707 new cases and 2,541 deaths on Tuesday, according to the New York Times Coved Tracker. There were 2,323 new cases and 69 new deaths reported in Canada on Tuesday, while 7,187 new cases and 546 new deaths were reported in Mexico on Tuesday.