Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in Ottawa on Monday, where he said that Canada would close its borders to foreign travellers, except Americans. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Canada shutting borders to non-citizens and non-residents in dramatic escalation of pandemic fight

  • US citizens will be exempted from the ban, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – but British Columbia’s health minister tells Americans to stay away
  • Trudeau tells Canadians not to go out, as Toronto orders bars and restaurants to close tonight
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking in Ottawa on Monday, where he said that Canada would close its borders to foreign travellers, except Americans. Photo: AFP
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