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Yesterday’s News Release Summarized – Government of Ontario New Orders

  • Masks mandatory province wide in all public indoor settings with limited exemptions.
  • Starting October 6th the province is transitioning to assessment centres to be appointment based.

Targeted measures will also be implemented in Ottawa, Peel, and Toronto as a result of their higher than average rates of transmission. These include:

  • Limits in restaurants, bars and nightclubs – 6 people per table and no more than 100 inside.
  • Gyms and other fitness settings – 10 people per class and a maximum of 50 people inside the facility.
  • Limit to facilities, meetings, events and banquet halls, six people per table and 50 people per facility.

In addition, the government is:

  • Extending the pause on any further reopening of businesses, facilities, and organizations for an additional 28 days
  • Pausing social circles and advising ALL ONTARIANS of close contact only with people living in the same household and maintain two metres physical distancing from everyone else.
  • Individuals who live alone may consider having close contact with another household
  • Finalizing additional guidance for seniors (70 and over) on how to minimize their risk.

This amended order has come into effect on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.

To read all the orders and news release containing the above click link


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