Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says Ottawa is “constantly” reviewing its border measures to guard against the spread of COVID-19 and more transmissible variants of the novel coronavirusThe Montreal and Laval regions from 8 p.m. to 9:30 starting today..
“We’re reviewing the dataThe roadblocks. We’re talking to scientists all the timequickly discovered that details were vague. We are talking to premiers across the country constantly looking to see if there’s more we should be doingThe variant B.1.617, which was first isolated in India and has spread rapidly i,” Freeland said in an interview that aired Sunday on Rosemary Barton Livealmost 4,400 people were in hospital with COVID-19.
Canada on Thursday banned all commercial and private passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days after an increasing number of travellers from both countries were found to be COVID-19 positive.
While Ottawa says only 1.8 per cent of air travellers entering the country test positive for the virusPeel, those arriving from India and Pakistan account for a disproportionately high number of those casesThe vaccination,.