The authorities of Canada and the United States may extend the closure of the border between the two countries due to the coronavirus pandemic for another 30 days after the expiration of the previous agreement, which provides for restrictions until June 21.
According to his sources, a final decision has not yet been made, but this possibility is being considered.
The Canadian-American border closed on March 21 at midnight, and all optional transfers through it were banned. The restrictions will continue until the parties are confident in the safety of the habitual movement of citizens across the border. Canada and the United States have the longest non-militarized border in the world, its length is almost 9 thousand km.
According to the Canadian Ministry of Health, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the country exceeded 96 thousand, more than 7.8 thousand died. According to the American Johns Hopkins University, in the United States recorded more than 1.97 million cases of infection with coronavirus, more than 111.7 thousand people died.