Kitchener – New regulations to slow the spread of COVID-19 will take effect this weekend in the Waterloo region and throughout Ontario.
Prime Minister Doug Ford made the announcement at a news conference on Friday afternoon.
The Updated activities There are also restrictions on religious services, outdoor gatherings and outdoor activities.
The province will extend the current accommodation order for an additional two weeks.
The new measures announced by the province on Friday are:
The stay order is in effect until at least May 20
The police now have the power to ask why people left their homes
Large box stores and essential retailers can operate at 25 percent capacity
Non-essential retail stores are closed
Unnecessary construction projects should be shut down
Outdoor recreational facilities such as golf courses and playgrounds as of Saturday
No outdoor meetings with people outside your home
Checkpoints at intermediate borders with Quebec and Manitoba
One of the places of worship began Monday and closed 10 people
People going to the province for work, medical care, transporting goods or exercising indigenous contract rights will be deported across the border.
Ontario set a record on Friday for the second day in a row in the new Govt-19 lawsuit, And 4,812 reports.
Waterloo Region 82 cases were added Friday for its totality.
Speaking at the region’s COVID-19 conference on Friday morning, Waterloo’s medical officer, Dr. Hsiu-li Wang, said: Fully supported more drastic measures In Ontario.
“Our local situation is concerned as our rates have also increased rapidly,” Dr. Wang said.
He also called Ontario’s situation “terrible.”
Dr. Wang said the province should come back to action from last spring at the onset of the epidemic, when there were very few people on the streets.
ஒன்ராறியோவும் The new modeling numbers were released on Friday, If the number of cases in the province is high this summer, the current stay order will not be in effect for at least six weeks.
The Waterloo Regional Health Board is scheduled to meet Friday evening to discuss the latest provincial regulations.
With files from CTVNewsToronto.ca