U.S. travel restrictions at Canada, Mexico borders set to be extended until Dec. 21 - official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States' land borders with Canada and Mexico are expected to remain closed to non-essential travel until at least Dec. 21 amid a rising number of American coronavirus cases, a U.S. Homeland Security Department official told Reuters

Reuters November 19, 2020 02:10:25 IST
U.S. travel restrictions at Canada, Mexico borders set to be extended until Dec. 21 - official

US travel restrictions at Canada Mexico borders set to be extended until Dec 21  official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States' land borders with Canada and Mexico are expected to remain closed to non-essential travel until at least Dec. 21 amid a rising number of American coronavirus cases, a U.S. Homeland Security Department official told Reuters.

The current restrictions expire on Nov. 21 and the three countries are expected to approve another 30-day extension, the official said. The United States remains one of the worst-affected countries in the world.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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