Canada shuts borders to all countries

In a bid to fight the coronavirus pandemic, has shut its borders to all countries except the United States of America (USA).

This was announced by the country’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, on Monday. Trudeau, whose wife tested positive to the virus, however, excluded permanent citizens, diplomats and immediate family members of Canadians from the ban.

“We will be denying entry to Canada to who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

“This measure will carve out some designated exceptions, including for air crews, diplomats, immediate family members of Canadian citizens and, at this , citizens,” he told reporters.There are about 3 confirmed cases currently in Canada.

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