As the situation with COVID-19 continues to change and develop, AllEars will be bringing you the latest relevant news that could affect a theme park visit.
While some experts argue that travel bans are not effective against curbing the spread of Omicron, other countries such as Hong Kong have banned international travel from 8 different countries, including the U.S. Now the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has made a new recommendation for travelers in the U.S. — to one of our closest neighboring countries.
As reported by Reuters, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the U.S. State Department, have both advised Americans to avoid traveling to Canada as COVID-19 cases spread. This comes after the U.S. relaxed border restrictions for travelers from Canada and Mexico back in November.
Canada is now ranked as “Level Four: Very High” by the CDC, which means traveling there is not recommended at this time. Currently, there are 80 other worldwide destinations also ranked at Level Four. The CDC recommends that anyone visiting a Level Three destination should be fully vaccinated.
Reuters reported that Canada has broken its record for the highest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients this month. A spokeswoman for the Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly noted, “We are aware of the latest CDC advice,” and added that in December Ottawa had encouraged Canadian residents to avoid non-essential travel.
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