While fever and excitement were evident at the Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle border crossing, when the Canadian border opened to fully vaccinated American tourists on Monday, some passengers had to turn away due to a lack of documents or tests. Valid.
“Especially people who have not completed the Arrivacon or False Negative COVID test.
American tourists wishing to enter the country must meet certain conditions, especially being fully vaccinated for at least 14 days and obtaining one of the vaccines authorized by Health Canada.
They must also have proof of a negative COVID test result taken less than 72 hours before entering Canada.
However, as the number of COVID-19 cases increases in Quebec, the opening of the border is a matter of great concern to many.
However, according to Roxanne Borgas da Silva, a professor of public health at the University of Montreal, this is a “calculated risk”.
“In this case, it’s a risk we take, but it’s a low risk, a very calculated risk,” she said in an interview with TVA Novels.
– According to information from Andy Saint-Andre