As COVID-19 Infections Soar, Toronto Goes Into A Month Of Lockdown
CNN reports officials on Friday shut down Toronto shops, businesses, and restaurants, and banned indoor gatherings.
The move comes in an effort to curb a growing spike in novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases.
More than 1,400 new coronavirus cases were reported in Ontario on Friday, taking the province's total case since the start of the pandemic beyond 100,000.
We cannot afford a province-wide lockdown, so we are taking preventative action today by moving Toronto and Peel into lockdown level restrictions. Ontario Premier Doug Ford