India, July 1 -- Canada will keep its borders sealed till at least the end of July as the government extended its ban on travellers due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The prohibition was originally announced on March 16 and the only exemption is for those coming from the United States for "essential" reasons.

The announcement came from a spokesperson for the Canada Border Services Agency, who stated that the agency has "implemented travel restrictions across all ports of entry in all modes of transportation - land, sea, air and rail. All travel of an optional or discretionary nature, including tourism and recreation, is covered by these measures."

Exceptions have also been made during this period - some repatriation flights took stranded Ind...