The US has announced that its borders with Mexico and Canada will be opened for vaccination of travellers as from November.
In a statement, its Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it will also allow travel for non-essential purposes via land and ferry crossings which were initially put on hold.
According to the statement, proof of vaccination for any traveler over these crossings, essential or not will be required from January 2022.
The US has restricted travel from its northern and southern neighbours since March 2020, due to the Covid pandemic, President Joe Biden’s administration has said that restrictions on fully jabbed air travellers would be eased in November.
The current rules bar entry to most non-US citizens who have been to the UK, China, India, South Africa, Iran, Brazil and a number of European countries in the last two weeks