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Canada

Present Situation


Total cases: 1.5 millions

Active cases: 26 885

Recovered: 1.4 millions

Deaths: 26 864

Vaccination count: 27.7 millions

Current trend: Recovered

Data updated on 2021-08-27

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative COVID-19 test is required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
Canada extended the travel ban for all direct passenger and business flights from India until September 21, 2021.

Upcoming border changes

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals may be allowed to enter Canada for discretionary travel on the following dates if they meet specific criteria:

-Effective August 9: American citizens and permanent residents of the United States, who currently reside in the United States, who meet specific criteria to qualify as fully vaccinated
-September 7 (intended start date): All other foreign nationals who qualify as fully vaccinated

The 3-night hotel stopover requirement will be eliminated for all travellers arriving by air after 12:01 A.M. EDT on August 9.

You can travel to and enter Canada if you’re a

-Canadian citizen
-dual Canadian citizen with a
-valid Canadian passport or
-special authorization
-permanent resident of Canada
-person registered under Canada’s Indian Act
-protected person

Foreign nationals, including United States (US) citizens, can travel to Canada only if they’re eligible.

Foreign nationals who are eligible to travel to Canada

-Quarantine and testing exemptions for eligible fully vaccinated travellers
Starting July 5, 2021, you may qualify for exemptions from some of the quarantine and testing requirements.

-You must be fully vaccinated with an accepted vaccine and meet other conditions, including being eligible to travel to Canada at this time.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccinated travellers entering Canada https://bit.ly/3hhYyrE.

To be eligible to travel to Canada as a foreign national, you must meet the requirements for one of the following:

-an immediate family member of a Canadian citizen, person registered under Canada’s Indian Act or permanent resident who is staying in Canada for 15 days or more
-an extended family member of a Canadian citizen, person registered under Canada’s Indian Act or permanent resident who is staying in Canada for 15 days or more
-a person who is authorized by the Public Health Agency of Canada to travel to Canada for compassionate reasons
-a person who’s participating in an International Single-Sport Event (ISSE)
-all other foreign nationals

Immediate family members of a Canadian citizen, person registered under Canada’s Indian Act or permanent resident

To be eligible, you must be both

-an immediate family member of a Canadian citizen, person registered under Canada’s Indian Act or permanent resident
-staying in Canada for 15 days or more

You must also have a quarantine plan that shows how you’ll quarantine for 14 days when you arrive in Canada. This plan is mandatory.

Immediate family members staying for less than 15 days must be travelling for a non-discretionary purpose.

Find out who’s considered an immediate family member and how to unite with them https://bit.ly/3jO20fv.

Extended family members of a Canadian citizen, person registered under Canada’s Indian Act or permanent resident

To be eligible, all of the following must apply:

-You’re an extended family member of a Canadian citizen, person registered under Canada’s Indian Act or permanent resident.
-You’re staying in Canada for 15 days or more.
-You have written authorization from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

You must also have a quarantine plan that shows how you’ll quarantine for 14 days when you arrive in Canada. This plan is mandatory.

Extended family members staying for less than 15 days must be travelling for a non-discretionary purpose.

Find out who’s considered an extended family member and how to unite with them https://bit.ly/3jD4o8G .

Click here for detailed information https://bit.ly/3xjPlVg

Tests: Negative COVID-19 test is required for all countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Self-isolation for 14 days required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-09-17.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
To help curb the spread of coronavirus, provincial governments have introduced a number of measures. If you want to learn more about how each province is reopening you can visit this page (https://www.osler.com/en/resources/in-focus/returning-to-work)

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 15 people banned.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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