TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday his federal government could impose stricter limitations on travelers at any second in reaction to new, probable more contagious variants of the coronavirus – perhaps making it necessary to quarantine in a hotel at their own expense when they get there in Canada.
Trudeau stated at a news convention that such steps could be imposed abruptly and bluntly warned in opposition to nonessential trips abroad.
“No one should be having a trip abroad proper now. If you’ve nevertheless bought a person prepared, terminate it. And do not e book a journey for spring break,” Trudeau reported.
Canada presently requires those entering the nation to self-isolate for 14 days and to current a unfavorable COVID-19 examination taken within a few times before arrival. The proposed measure would need isolating at a lodge rather than at house.
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Modern variants of the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, that emerged in the U.K., South Africa and Brazil appear to be to unfold extra easily and scientists say that will lead to extra conditions, fatalities and hospitalizations. They are also involved about any probable potential to at some point lessen the performance of vaccines.