US, Mexico, Canada to keep borders closed through January 21

The move comes as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths spike across the United States.

The United States, Mexico and Canada have agreed to extend restrictions on non-essential travel between the countries through at least Jan. 21, 2021. 

The borders between the countries have been closed since March, with the Department of Homeland Security issuing extensions monthly.

The move comes as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths spike in the states. 

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said Friday the three countries are working “to keep essential trade & travel open while also protecting our citizens from the virus.”

“As this administration