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Health officials explain why not everyone can get swabbed for COVID-19 right now

Health officials explain why not everyone can get swabbed for COVID-19 right now

<updated>Updated: </updated>Ontario declares state of emergency, Ford says decision 'not made lightly'

Updated: Ontario declares state of emergency, Ford says decision 'not made lightly'

Aim to slow spread of COVID-19
Ontario recommends cancelling gatherings of 50 or more people

Ontario recommends cancelling gatherings of 50 or more people

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams says they are recommending bars and restaurants limit themselves to take-out and delivery.
Cineplex to close theatres nationwide in response to COVID-19

Cineplex to close theatres nationwide in response to COVID-19

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu urged the public on Monday to cancel gatherings of more than 50 people, which added pressure on businesses to make broader moves to lock their doors to the public
Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Legislation being drafted would remove employers ability to require sick notes for people in self-isolation or quarantine
Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

But even as border officials are updating signs and pamphlets in order to ensure everyone coming in goes into self-isolation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday the question of whether to close the border overall remains up for discussion
COVID-19 measures could have lasting impact on Ontario courts: experts

COVID-19 measures could have lasting impact on Ontario courts: experts

All new jury trials have been temporarily put on hold, and lawyers, witnesses and those accused of crimes have been told to stay home if they have been advised by medical authorities to do so
Our window to flatten the COVID-19 curve is narrow, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Our window to flatten the COVID-19 curve is narrow, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Both the Retail Council of Canada and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said supplies of groceries and other basics would continue to flow even if the outbreak of the novel coronavirus triggered widespread store or border closures
Return home while you can, Ottawa tells Canadians as COVID-19 continues to spread

Return home while you can, Ottawa tells Canadians as COVID-19 continues to spread

Global Affairs Canada says increasing travel restrictions and cancelled flights, may force Canadians to spend more time abroad than planned
Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Concerns raised over COVID-19 outbreak plans for Indigenous communities

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says these communities are at greater risk, due to overpopulation, overcrowding and a lack of local doctors or hospitals