These 4 Canadian airports now have temperature controls amid COVID-19

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Four major Canadian airports will begin taking passenger temperatures starting Thursday as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.The federal government says that temperature monitoring stations are installed at airports in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.

Air travelers visiting Calgary International Airport are now required to go through a mandatory temperature check.


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Transport Canada says temperature control will be extended to 11 more airports by September.

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The agency says employees who enter restricted areas of the airport will also be screened.

Passengers who have temperatures above 38 degrees will not be allowed to travel and will be asked to book again after two weeks.

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The new screening measures are intended to complement previous travel safety precautions, including the requirement for all travelers to wear face masks.










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