Canada will allow fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents over the bridges and through the tunnels for non-essential travel starting at 12:01 am on Monday, August 9. the hill Reports.
That means Detroit residents vaccinated against COVID-19 will soon be able to visit Canada’s restaurants, bars, casinos, and nightclubs.
„As a first step, Canada plans to start important trips on the 9th,” said the Canadian government in a statement On Monday.
Windsor restaurant owners were busy opening their dining rooms last week to welcome customers for indoor dining when Ontario moved into its restaurant newest stage the reopening, reported the CBC.
Under the Canadian reopening plan, as of Thursday July 14th, restaurants have no capacity restrictions as long as guests can physically distance themselves. Night clubs reopened with a maximum of 250 people or 25 percent capacity.
The manager of Tommy’s barbecue in south windsor said the CBC that they call employees back and are in training. Windsor’s Penalty Box Restaurant said it would take a „wait and see” proach before reopening for indoor dining.
On its website, Caesars Windsor says the casino will reopen on Friday July 23rd.
Travelers to Canada – even those who are fully vaccinated – must provide evidence a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival. Passengers must take the test within 72 hours of the scheduled departure time of their last flight to Canada. Unvaccinated or insufficiently vaccinated travelers must continue to do so Quarantine for 14 days. Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 are admitted with a vaccinated parent.
The United States has not announced a mutual plan for the Canadians.
Travel from the United States to her neighbor was not strictly necessary banned since March 2020when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.