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Canada to close border to non-citizens amid coronavirus pandemic

Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada speaks on the first day of the Munich Security...
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada speaks on the first day of the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)b(NBC15)
Published: Mar. 16, 2020 at 12:53 PM CDT
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is closing his country's borders to anyone not a citizen or a permanent resident amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Trudeau announced the move Monday outside his residence, where is self isolating after his wife tested positive for the new coronavirus.

He also asked Canadians to say home as much as possible amid the pandemic