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Canada dropping travel mask mandate and ending COVID-19 border and quarantine restrictions

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Canada is dropping all COVID-19 border restrictions for anyone entering the country. The ArriveCan application is also being made optional. The mask mandate and health check requirements for travellers on planes and trains are also being lifted. The government says modelling indicates that Canada has "largely passed" the peak of the Omicron wave of infections.
Published 4 months ago · Ottawa, Canada

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Canada won't require masks on planes, drops vaccine mandate

"The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including modelling that indicates that Canada has largely passed the peak of the Omicron BA.4- and BA.5-fuelled wave, Canada's high vaccination rates, lower hospitalization and death rates, as well as the availability and use of vaccine boosters (including new bivalent formulation), rapid tests, and treatments for COVID-19," the government said in a release.

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Canada will drop all COVID-19 restrictions for travelers from Oct. 1, including vaccination and masking requirements for flights and trains, the government said on Monday.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Canada dropping travel mask mandate and ending COVID-19 border and quarantine restrictions

Canada is dropping all COVID-19 border restrictions for anyone entering the country, including: proof of COVID-19 vaccination, quarantine and isolation requirements as well as all pre- or on-arrival COVID-19 testing. The federal government is also making the ArriveCan application optional, and is lifting the mask mandate on planes and trains.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Canada drops all Covid border restrictions

The measures will go into effect on Saturday 1 October

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Canada to end entry requirements: Travelers will not be required proof of COVID-19 vaccine, testing

Canada will drop all COVID-19 entry requirements on Oct. 1. Travelers will no longer have to show proof of vaccination or take a test before arrival.

4 months ago·United States
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Canada won't require masks on planes, drops vaccine mandate

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government announced Monday it will no longer require people to wear masks on planes to guard against COVID-19.. Transport Canada said the existing rules for masks will come off Oct.

4 months ago·United States
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