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A traveller wearing a protective mask walks through Vancouver International Aiport (YVR) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Image Credit: Bloomberg

OTTAWa: The US-Canadian border will remain closed another month to fight the spread of the coronavirus, Prime inister Justin Trudeau announced Saturday.

Both countries agreed on the continued closure, said Trudeau. "This is an important decision, and one that will keep people on both sides of the border safe," he said.