On August 14 local time, the U.S. government confirmed that the border with Mexico and Canada could not be opened as scheduled, and the closing time had been extended to September 21.
“novel coronavirus pneumonia will continue to work with our partners, Canada and Mexico, to slow down the spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Therefore, we have agreed to extend the non essential travel restrictions at our common port of entry until 21 September. ” The Acting Secretary of homeland security, Chad Wolfe, wrote on social media. The US border with Canada and Mexico was closed on March 21. Up to now, novel coronavirus pneumonia has been diagnosed in the United States more than 5 million cases, and 505 thousand cases in Mexico and 123 thousand cases in Canada have been reported. (CCTV reporter Liu Xiaoqian)