Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs is advising citizens travelling abroad to return home.
On Saturday, François-Philippe Champagne tweeted that Canadians should book commercial flights home “while they remain available.”
OFFICIAL ADVICE TO CANADIANS ABROAD:
We recommend that Canadian travellers return to Canada via commercial means while they remain available. pic.twitter.com/f8DC5goS3n
— François-Philippe Champagne (FPC) 🇨🇦 (@FP_Champagne) March 14, 2020
The federal government has already advised Canadians avoid all non-essential international travel in light of the global coronavirus pandemic.
People who come back from travelling abroad are being asked to self-isolate for 14 days after their return.