Ontario, home to 38% of Canada's population, had 4,362 new infections on Saturday after a record of 4,812 cases on Friday, and projections indicate the virus could spike to 10,000 per day in June without more strict health restrictions. "What are we supposed to communicate to people?"
The report from the science table recommends that the province keep the list of essential workplaces permitted to remain open "as short as possible" and commit to "strictly enforcing COVID-19 safety measures in those places", including a requirement that workers wear masks indoors at all times.
"What some people may not think is essential, someone else may say 'that is so essential, ' and the people want that service available to them", said Dr. David Williams.
"The Federal government will cover all costs and coordinate getting any extra staff from other provinces to the frontlines in Ontario, including providing air transportation", added Trudeau.More news: Chadian Military Picks Idriss Deby's Son As Replacement For Late President
"People are laying in crowded hospital hallways, struggling to breathe, and many thousands more will join them if we don't replace Doug Ford's plan", said Horwath.
As part of that outreach, he has already spoken with Canada's ambassador to Denmark and the Consulate General of the United States, both of whom are advancing our request to purchase any additional supply of AstraZeneca to their respective administrations. The public health guidance remains for people to stay home.
At a news conference on Monday afternoon, Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca urged Ford to resign, calling him "unfit to govern" the province.
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An Ontario government source insisted the shipments were being delayed.
The Office of the Premier says he was notified Monday to "be prepared" for delays to the two shipments of AstraZeneca vaccine that were expected from the federal government later this month and next month.
Jones also said that Ford "looks like the most guilty, lying, disingenuous sack of garbage. a giant demonic ferret", as well as "an evil hedgehog that just ate your freedoms". The rising caseload - 755 COVID-19 patients in intensive care on Monday - has pushed the province's hospitals to the brink.
Before Ontario chose to lower the age group for AstraZeneca vaccines, doctors and pharmacists had expressed concern that not enough people were signing up to take the AstraZeneca shot, citing blood clot fears.More news: Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick Died Of Natural Causes