Canada will resume Covid-19 obligatory random testing for vacationers who qualify as totally vaccinated, arriving within the nation by air to 4 main airports: Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Toronto, as of July 19, the Public Well being Company of Canada (PHAC) introduced Thursday.
In response to the PHAC, all testing for air travellers, for each those that qualify as totally and partially vaccinated or unvaccinated, shall be accomplished exterior of airports, both by way of an in-person appointment at choose testing supplier areas and pharmacies, or a digital appointment for a self-swab check.
Vacationers who don’t qualify as totally vaccinated, except exempt, proceed to check on Day 1 and Day 8 of their obligatory 14-day quarantine. If the arrival check result’s constructive, a 10-day isolation is required, the PHAC mentioned. Transferring testing exterior of airports will assist testing for vacationers arriving by air whereas nonetheless having the ability to monitor and shortly reply to new variants of concern, or adjustments to the epidemiological state of affairs, the PHAC mentioned, including that obligatory random testing continues at land border factors of entry, with no adjustments.
Canada paused obligatory random testing for these coming into Canada by air on June 11, as a part of a broader technique to transition testing for air vacationers exterior of the airports.