September 25, 2022

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No COVID-19 testing for fully vaccinated people entering Canada from April 01

No COVID-19 testing for fully vaccinated people entering Canada from April 01



 

No COVID-19 testing for fully vaccinated people entering Canada from April 01. 

Canada will not require virus testing for fully vaccinated people entering Canada from April 01


Many countries are gradually opening their borders, and the Canadian government announced on March 18 that fully vaccinated travelers will no longer need a negative virus test report to enter Canada from April 1.

 

No COVID-19 testing for fully vaccinated people entering Canada from April 01. 

 

 

Countries such as the United Kingdom, Denmark, Switzerland and Ireland no longer require a negative virus test report for entry; Canada has not loosened the policy for a long time, but stipulated that fully vaccinated travelers still need to show a nucleic acid test (PCR test) within 72 hours before arrival. ) negative certificate, until the end of February, the negative certificate of antigen rapid screening will be accepted.

After constant calls from the Canadian tourism and business community, the government finally decided to remove the testing regulations.

 

Passengers who are fully vaccinated in Canada from April 1 may still be required to undergo random nucleic acid testing at the airport, although they do not need to provide a test certificate, but do not need to isolate while waiting for the results.

 

In addition, travelers still need to log in to the ArriveCAN app before entering the country and enter vaccination certificates and other required information.

 

Passengers who have not been vaccinated with at least two doses of the vaccine are still required to show a negative nucleic acid test certificate and quarantine for 14 days after entering Canada.

 

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday: “All Canadians are fed up with two years of the pandemic and are eager to get life back as normal as possible.”

 

Canada and the United States have close contacts, and many people often drive across the US-Canada border. People living in Canada are also happy to return to the country without testing.

 

Chen Yunzhu, who lives in Vancouver, told a reporter from the Central News Agency that she was very happy to hear the news of the cancellation of the virus test, because her sister’s family lives in Seattle, and she can finally take her mother to Seattle, and the whole family is reunited.

 

She said: “Before the epidemic, we often went to Seattle, where we could eat, drink and have fun in addition to visiting relatives; after the epidemic, because there were too many restrictions on the blockade, and testing was expensive and troublesome, we did not go to the United States for more than two years. Now the oil price in Canada is soaring. To 2 Canadian dollars per liter (about NT$45), it is cheaper to go to the United States to refuel and shop, and this summer can often travel south for fun.”

 

Zhang Weilin, general manager of Dahua Tourism, who has been operating a travel agency in Vancouver for 25 years, also told a reporter from the Central News Agency that this is exciting news.

Many guests have already asked for details such as air tickets and cruise tours, and are ready for a “crazy summer” this year.

Since April is already the peak tourist season in Canada, the cancellation of the testing requirement has made many foreign tourists more willing to choose Canada as a tourist destination.

And Canadians are more at ease when traveling abroad, and don’t have to worry about testing on the return trip.

 

Perrin Beatty, president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, pointed out yesterday that this is really good news for business people like him who have to travel overseas from time to time, and it can also ensure that Canada’s business activities remain stable. Competitiveness.

 

 

 

 

 

No virus testing for fully vaccinated people entering Canada from April 01

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