Winnipeg travellers blast new COVID-19 testing requirements
Federal government mandates testing, self-isolation regardless of vaccination status
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This article was published 01/12/2021 (300 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Ayodele Odeyemi arrived home in Manitoba fully aware of the new restrictions that travellers will soon face.
Odeyemi’s flight from Minneapolis touched down at the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport on Tuesday evening, the final leg of a journey back from Nigeria.
He had two COVID-19 tests on his cross-Atlantic journey, one in Nigeria and another in the U.S.
Odeyemi expects he will have to take another within 24-48 hours after returning to Canada, and he said it’s stressful, especially with the emergence of a new variant of concern.
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