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Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally

National News // March 20, 2020

Customs officials have reported ‘breakthrough attempts’ to cross the country’s borders - illegally. 

 

Pixabay Strain at borders as many try to cross illegally
11,000 people have so far been turned away at border crossings. 
 
It’s placing a big burden on the authorities and slowing down traffic. 
 
Switzerland has strengthened its border control and entry restrictions as it tries to stop the spread of the coronavirus
 
Restrictions have also been extended to Spain. 
 
Since Wednesday, air-traffic control has halted arrivals from Italy, France, Germany and Austria.
 

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