Closed borders: the United States and Canada could prolong the restrictions until mid-July

The canadian-American border was closed on March 21 at midnight

The government of Canada and the United States may extend the closure of the border between the two countries due to pandemic coronavirus, another 30 days after the expiry of the previous agreement, which provides for the restrictions until June 21. About it writes Reuters.

According to his sources, the final decision is still pending, but this possibility is considered.

The canadian-American border was closed on March 21, at midnight, was banned all unnecessary travel through it. The restrictions will last until until the parties are confident in the security of the familiar movement of citizens across the border. Canada and the USA have the longest in the world demilitarizing the border, its length is almost 9 thousand km.

According to health Canada, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the country has exceeded 96 thousand, more than 7.8 thousand died. According to the American Johns Hopkins University in the US were more than 1.97 million cases of infection with mers had died over 111,7 thousand people.

Recently it was reported that in Canada for the first time during the day, the amount recovered exceeded the number of people infected with coronavirus.