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Canada extends ban on passenger flights from India till August 21


  • Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra during a news conference said that the decision is based on the advice received from the Public Health Agency of Canada and will best protect Canadians from an increased introduction of the Delta variant. 
  • The ban was set to expire on the 21st of this month. 
  • Canada has also extended the requirement related to third-country pre-departure COVID tests for travellers to Canada from India via an indirect route.