US Extends its Covid-19 Travel Ban with Canada and Mexico


On Sunday, 20th June 2021, the Department of Home Security (DHS) of the United States of America said, the government of US has extended the novel corona virus restrictions on all of the non-essential travel at the borders of the country with Canada and Mexico.

The DHS said, for the purpose of decreasing the spread of the novel corona virus, the government of the United States has been extending the corona virus travel restrictions on the non-essential travel at their land and ferry crossing with the countries including Mexico and Canada through 21st July 2021, along with ensuring the access for all the essential trade and travel.

The DHS also said, it also notes all the positive developments, that were happened in the recent weeks, and it is also going to be participating with several of the other agencies in the United States in the expert working groups of the White House along with Mexico and Canada for identifying the conditions, under them, the restrictions might be eased sustainably and safely.

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On Friday, 18th June 2021, Bill Blair, minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness of Canada has announced that, the government of Canada had extended the country’s novel corona virus restrictions on the non-essential international and US travel until 21st July 2021. Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada, while addressing the media after the announcement said that, the extension of the novel corona virus travel restrictions might be frustrating for the people, his main goal is to keep the people of Canada safe.