WORLD Canada, US agree to keep border closed to non-essential travel for another month

WORLD

Canada, US agree to keep border closed to non-essential travel for another month

Xinhua

08:50, May 20, 2020

Closed counters at the United States Border Services port are seen from the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on May 19, 2020. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that Canada and the United States have agreed once again to keep the cross-border closed to all non-essential travel for another month amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 79,070 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada with over 5,900 deaths, while the United States has more than 1.5 million COVID-19 cases and more than 90,000 people have died of the disease. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

A deserted road toward the U.S. port is seen from the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on May 19, 2020. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that Canada and the United States have agreed once again to keep the cross-border closed to all non-essential travel for another month amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 79,070 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada with over 5,900 deaths, while the United States has more than 1.5 million COVID-19 cases and more than 90,000 people have died of the disease. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Canadian and the U.S. national flags are seen from the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on May 19, 2020. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that Canada and the United States have agreed once again to keep the cross-border closed to all non-essential travel for another month amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 79,070 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada with over 5,900 deaths, while the United States has more than 1.5 million COVID-19 cases and more than 90,000 people have died of the disease. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Closed counters at the United States Border Services port are seen from the Canadian side of the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on May 19, 2020. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that Canada and the United States have agreed once again to keep the cross-border closed to all non-essential travel for another month amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 79,070 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada with over 5,900 deaths, while the United States has more than 1.5 million COVID-19 cases and more than 90,000 people have died of the disease. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue