March 18, 2020 / 4:09 AM / 10 days ago

Canada, U.S. to close border to non-essential travel - Globe and Mail

March 18 (Reuters) - Canada and the United States will announce a deal to partially close their borders on Wednesday, which will allow trade and commerce to go on, the Globe and Mail reported here on Tuesday, citing sources.

The two countries are finalising a deal to close the borders to non-essential travel in order to control the spread of the coronavirus, the report said.

Canada closed its borders to all foreign nationals except U.S. citizens and permanent residents on Monday. (Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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