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Travelling during Omicron? Canadians who tested positive for COVID-19 abroad urge caution

CA, 09 Jan 2022
If Amy Zheng could go back in time, she says, she would do things differently.

Freshly double-vaccinated against COVID-19, the 28-year-old Toronto resident and her boyfriend Calvin Chan, 29, booked an all-inclusive vacation to a resort in Holguín, Cuba in May 2021. Their departure date was Dec. 10, less than a week before the Canadian government instituted an advisory against non-essential travel abroad.

She, like many other Canadians who have flown to sun destinations during the Omicron wave, tested positive while abroad and paid for it financially and emotionally.

Anne Gaviola has more.

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