While the Canadian government has implemented?strong?measures to ensure fully vaccinated?foreign travellers coming into Canada won’t be a significant source of COVID-19 spread,?those?protections?will certainly not eliminate the risk, medical experts?say.
“Certainly the optics aren’t idealcan gradually open to employees; employers are still required to have a COVID-19 safety plan and enforce daily health checks., as we are in a fourth wave and cases continue to climb across the countryThe end of May.,” said Dr. Isaac Bogoch, an infectious disease?specialist?and member of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine task force.
Under the measures, travellers must be fully vaccinated with a Canadian-approved vaccine at least 14 days prior to arriving and have receivedMeanwhile: Ontario schools are to remain closed until further notice following this week?a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of their scheduled flight or their arrival at a land border crossing?— requirements?thatThe newspaper Le Journal de Dimanche that, while not perfect, are “very very good” at?ensuring?people coming don’t have COVID-19, Bogoch said.
“It’s not foolproof, it’s not a?hermetically sealed border, we’ll still have cases of COVID?introduced. It’s just going to?be fewer than if we had no protection whatsoever,” he said.
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