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.
— Canada Border Services Agency (@CanBorder) September 3, 2021
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.
Our Waterloo Region COVID-19 summary and Vaccine Distribution summary dashboards will not be refreshed today.
Updates will resume tomorrow.
➡️COVID-19 dashboard will include data for Sunday and Monday
➡️Vaccine dashboard will include data for Saturday-Monday pic.twitter.com/RR7ZZpvdzW
— Region of Waterloo Public Health (@ROWPublicHealth) September 6, 2021
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