International students are desperately waiting to join their campus and resume their studies; however, due to COVID-19, they are stuck and waiting for the good news!
Canada has decided to ease travel restrictions for international passengers, as announced by the Public Health Agency of Canada. This latest news will benefit the citizens of Canada, international students, permanent residents and their relatives, and some temporary workers who have valid work permits.
Also, those passengers who are fully vaccinated with any of Covid-19 vaccines approved by Canada will not have to quarantine.
“Fully vaccinated travelers allowed to enter Canada may be exempted from federal quarantine and day 8 testing starting July 5. Only vaccines approved by the Government of Canada will be accepted,” Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada had tweeted on 3 July.
Detailed guidelines issued by Canada:
- Canada will be easing travel curbs only for its citizens and permanent residents.
- All passengers traveling to Canada need to isolate at a hotel for three days until their covid test is clear.
- Those passengers who are fully vaccinated with any of the Covid-19 vaccines approved by Canada will not be required to isolate
- Canada has only approved the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Astra Zeneca/Covishield, and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines.
- All the direct flights from India are banned till 21st July. Those who are planning to travel to Canada via connecting flights will have to offer negative coronavirus test results, which must be conducted at the final point of departure before entering the country.
- Those going to Canada without getting vaccinated by a Covid-19 vaccine that is yet to be approved in the country will have to quarantine at a hotel for three days, take a second test on their eighth-day arrival, and complete 14-days in self-isolation, as per reports.