(TTG China/Comprehensive) The Canadian government announced that, starting from November 30, it will expand the list of COVID-19 vaccines for inbound passengers it recognizes, including China’s Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines.
According to foreign media reports, the updated list is intended to match the World Health Organization’s emergency use list of new crown vaccines. The newly accepted vaccines in Canada also include India’s COVAXIN vaccine. This means that international travelers who have been vaccinated with the full dose of the new crown vaccine for 14 days will be recognized when they enter Canada.
Since September 7 this year, Canada allows international travelers who have been fully vaccinated with the four officially recognized new crown vaccines to enter, including Pfizer, Modena, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
The Canadian government’s immigration policy adjustment bulletin issued on the 19th stated that since November 30, those who have completed any of the above 7 vaccines before entering the country and have completed the vaccination for more than 14 days will be regarded as fully vaccinated travelers by the Canadian government . They should submit a vaccination certificate and the corresponding negative result of the new crown test, but they do not need to be isolated and do not need to be tested on the eighth day of entry.
The Canadian government also requires that from January 15 next year, people currently enjoying travel restriction exemptions can only be allowed to enter the country after they have been fully vaccinated with the new crown vaccine recognized by Canada. Such groups include those reunited with their families, young people International students over 18 years of age, professional and amateur athletes, valid work permit holders, truck drivers and other necessary service providers, etc.