Starting Today International Travellers Can Come To Canada Without Self Isolating – Full COVID-19 Update

Starting Today International Travellers Can Come To Canada Without Self Isolating – Full COVID-19 Update

Despite Canada being in a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has allowed the border to reopen to international travellers. As of midnight, travellers can come to Canada for non-essential reasons, without having to self-isolate on arrival. The visiting travellers must be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine to be eligible to enter the country. Travellers must have allowed at least 14 days since their last vaccine shot and they must show proof of a negative molecular test for COVID-19 that’s no more than 72 hours old. They are also required to use the ArriveCAN app or online web portal to upload their vaccination details.

 Ontario Numbers:

Due to yesterday’s Labour Day holiday, the province did not post updates COVID-19 numbers. Two days worth of data will be released this morning at 10:30am.

 Waterloo Region / WDG Numbers:

Waterloo Region Public Health did not report new numbers yesterday but as of Sunday the Region had 23 new cases, 7 people hospitalized, and 169 active cases. As of Friday, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health was reporting 129 active cases and 3 people hospitalized.

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