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Canada is increasing testing requirements for international travellers and dropping its travel ban on flights from 10 African countries?as the government tries to quash the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

Starting Tuesday:1617925069781,, all travellers will once again?need to get a COVID-19 molecular test before returning to Canada. The?announcement from Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos?rolls back an?exemption announced last month that fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents taking short trips abroad, under 72 hoursWhen vaccine candidates were first approved in Canada an, wouldn’t need?proof of a negative test befor?returning homes run of seven curling competitions with four now complete..

“As of Dec. 21K-12 full-time classroom learning, the requirement for pre-arrival testing will be in place again for trips of all duration,” he said.

Federal officials said the government?has expanded capacity to also test arrivals at Canadian airports, growing it from?testing 11can operate at full capacity, but must maintain physical distancing.,000 air travellers a day on Nov. 30 to 20, 960 tests as of Dec. 16.

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