United States closes step “Not essensial” on its borders and restricts travel

By Carmen Rodriguez, Washington DC

From Friday to midnight, all over “Not essensial” in northern and southern borders of the United States is restricted. This is a new measure enacted by the US government to control the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

“Today at midnight, non-essential traffic on the northern border with Canada is restricted. further, as part of an agreement with Mexico, We decided to also restrict non-essential step in the southern border”, said Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

The announcement was made today from White House. El presidente Donald Trump, accompanied by the team working with the coronavirus, He said these measures are designed to keep the country safe and to control the spread of the disease.

The numbers of new cases in the country are doubling every 24 hours. Until Friday morning, authorities confirmed 14,340 positives and 217 Deaths due to virus.

Thursday night, California Governor, Gavin Newsman, ordered quarantine statewide. The measure affects 40 millions of people and hundreds of businesses. California is one of the states most affected by the outbreak of the Covid-19.