(CBS DETROIT) – The United States and Canada are now closing their border in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.
President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister announced the closure early this morning.READ MORE: MDOT: Final Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Of 2021 Starts September 25
Officials say it will close for all non-essential travel, but will not impact trade.READ MORE: Invasive Species Found After Mid-Michigan Dam Failures
Essential travel includes supply chains, food, fuel, and medical supplies.
President Trump says he expects this closure to last for at least 30 days.MORE NEWS: Recall Effort Launched In Alma After Migrant Housing Vote