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Random Covid testing begins at 4 Canadian airports

Officials at four of Canada's major airports are going to start issuing random, mandatory, Covid tests for international travelers, starting today.

The program for fully vaccinated travelers was suspended last month so the government could move some of the testing offsite and reduce long delays at the airport, according to the CBC.

But the random testing has resumed for international travelers who fly through the airports in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal.

Selected travelers should receive an email notification within 15 minutes of passing through customs. Those who test positive will have to isolate themselves for 10 days.

And those who test negative, but start experiencing Covid-19 symptoms will still need to isolate for the same length of time.