The United States announced this Friday that a New extension to close its land borders with Canada and MexicoUntil September 21, amid concerns about delta variability, to control the spread of the corona virus.
“To reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the delta variant, US extends restrictions on non-essential travel on our land and sea crossings with Canada and Mexico until September 21The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement.
He said he would work closely with medical and public health professionals and decide how to restart with his international partners. Stable and safe normal travel.
This decision contradicts the decision adopted by Canada earlier this monthWhen Ottawa announced the reopening of its land borders to vaccinated U.S. citizens The whole agenda And currently a Negative test After 17 months of Govt-19, border registrations were closed for all voyages deemed unnecessary.
The United States has closed its border crossings with Canada and Mexico since March 2020, Despite the vaccine improvement with almost 60% of its population over the age of 18 with the full schedule.
The United States announced this week Start giving a booster dose As of September 20, the COVID-19 vaccine was banned worldwide in protest of the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation.
Israel has started vaccinating people over the age of 40 with the third dose
People over the age of 40 can receive the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Israel starting this FridayIt is recommended that the booster injection be continued and extended to the entire population.
The Corona virus cabinet approved to expand the campaign, which began in late July with people over 60, this Friday Israeli Prime Minister Naphtali Bennett, 49, was among those who received the dose for the approved age limit. And they should have been vaccinated a second time five months earlier.
“I call on everyone who meets the requirements set out by the team to be vaccinated. Take responsibility for the health and livelihood of all of us. This is not the time to risk your life.”Bennett said after approving the move.
More than 1.2 million Israelis have been vaccinated for the third time in the country, The one facing it The fourth wave of infection due to delta variation It has also been found to cause more infections among vaccinated people, which some experts associate with a decrease in antibodies.
He was approached this Friday 8,000 cases In 24 hours, the country reduced the number of unregistered figures and epidemics to a dozen by controlling the epidemic since February.
About 60% of the population, about 9.3 million people, have completed the two-dose regimen And with the reinforcement, Israel wants to have hospitalization and serious cases.
(With information from EFE)
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