Doug Ford puts Restrictions back on Ontario cities despite Low Death Rates
Ontario Premier Doug Ford just announced that tomorrow Ottawa, Toronto, and Peel will be placed under tighter restrictions for social distancing and services for restaurants, churches, gyms and even weddings receptions among many other possible gathering areas. These new tight restrictions will last for at least another 28 days.
This will once again end all dine-in services of restaurants, and church worship services in the affected areas, and put an overall restriction on the number of people who can gather together indoors and outdoor.
This announcement comes after 939 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Friday.
In spite of the fact that very few new deaths have been occurring in Ontario, and 81% of overall deaths occurred in long-term nursing homes, Ford said that, "All trends are going in the wrong direction," and that COVID-19 has been spreading at "an alarming rate."