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The United States and Mexico are extending the common border restrictions on coronavirus until July 21

June 17, 2020

The United States and Mexico decided this Tuesday to extend the common border restrictions on “non-essential” transit from the coronavirus pandemic by an additional 30 days until July 21 to prevent the spread of the disease.

“Mexico and the United States have agreed to extend non-essential land transportation at their common border by 30 days after reviewing the evolution of COVID-19 spread in Mexico and the United States,” the Ministry of Relations said. Mexican aliens on the social network Twitter.

The U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Christopher Landau, said this via the social network mentioned above in a message that also reflected the previously announced extension of the same restriction to Canada.

The United States and Mexico are extending the common border restrictions on coronavirus until July 21The United States and Mexico are extending the common border restrictions on coronavirus until July 21

The United States’ borders with Mexico and Canada closed on March 21. However, commercial traffic is still open and important workers can cross the border area.

Of the more than eight million cases of coronavirus registered worldwide, 2.1 correspond to the United States, which has also confirmed 116,000 deaths. In Mexico, there are nearly 155,000 and more than 18,000 deceased, while in Canada there are more than 100,000 cases and the number of deaths exceeds 8,000.