Travel essentials: no more testing or quarantine requirements for BC disaster victims

Essential travel: no more testing or quarantine requirements for disaster victims British Columbia

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Testing or quarantine is no longer mandatory for essential travel between the United States and British Columbia.

That's what the Canada Border Services Agency announced on its Twitter account on Sunday.

“Given the situation in [British Columbia], those who must travel to or transit through the [United States] for essential trips (food, fuel, supply chains) are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements. This does not apply to non-essential travel “, you can read.

The Western Province has been facing an emergency for more than a week, after severe flooding ravaged several sectors.

Two emergency decrees entered into force on Friday in order to ration the supply of gasoline and limit travel on certain sections of the road to prioritize essential vehicles.

At least four victims have also been killed. were found following a mudslide that occurred last Monday in the Lac Duffy area.

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the families who mourn their loved ones who tragically passed away this week. While this natural disaster has affected us all, those who will never see their family members again deserve our full support, ”BC Premier John Horgan said on Twitter on Sunday.

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