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Further Restrictions to Control COVID-19 Spread
02 October 2020The Ontario government has announced it is tightening public health measures in order to control the spread of COVID-19. The new measures will come into effect on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.
The amendments are listed below, but some of the new public health measures are being restricted to hot-spot areas in Toronto, Peel and Ottawa (these are identified under the "New Public Health Measures" section).
New measures include:
Other Public Health Measures
As the number of new cases continues to rise, the province is taking decisive action to prevent and stop the spread of the virus and avoid future lockdowns. These new restrictions were adopted through the amended order O. Reg 364/20 (Rules for Areas in Stage 3 under the Reopening Ontario [A Flexible Response to COVID-19] Act, 2020). They include mandating the use of face coverings in all public indoor settings across the province, such as businesses, facilities and workplaces, with limited exemptions, including corrections and developmental services.
Targeted measures will also be implemented in Toronto, Peel and Ottawa as a result of their higher than average rates of transmission. These include:
New Measures for Testing
The government is taking additional steps to respond to the second wave of COVID-19 and prevent and stop the spread of the virus, while safely keeping schools and businesses open. These include:
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