Canada Closes Borders Amidst COVID-19

Posted: Mar 16, 2020 3:00 PM
Canada Closes Borders Amidst COVID-19

Source: AP Photo/ Evan Vucci

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday that Canada will close its borders to non-Canadian citizens, with exceptions for immediate family members, diplomats, air crews, United States citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Prime Minister Trudeau made it clear that anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 will be denied entry to Canada.

President Trump received criticism for floating the idea of closing our borders and restricting travel during this pandemic; the Left charged the president with "xenophobia," and "racism." Prime Minister Trudeau also said that the United States and Canada are working closely together: