By Canadian Press
Officials seek to convince skeptical public of vaccine safety
04 April, 2021, 02:23
The shutdown comes as Ontario's COVID-19 Science Table released new modelling data showing that without a new order, the province will be unable to curb the spread of COVID-19 variants.
"We are facing a serious situation and drastic measures are required to contain the rapid spread of the virus, especially the new variants of concern", Ford said in a statement.
"This is a new pandemic, we are now fighting a new enemy".
Premiere Ford said retail shops can remain open at limited capacity, but there will be no indoor or outdoor dining in Ontario, and all personal care and fitness facilities will be closed. This includes prohibiting all indoor organized public gatherings and limiting outdoor gatherings to a five-person maximum, except for gathering with members of the same household.
Education Minister Stephen Lecce said Thursday that schools will remain open, as they are critical to student's mental health and learning.
All indoor and outdoor dining in restaurants, bars, and other food and drink establishments is prohibited.
Requiring day camps to close.
Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting four new cases of COVID-19 Saturday.
The only other difference is that the shutdown is provincewide and will impact all 34 of Ontario's public health units.
Chagla agrees people are "feeling defeated", adding that confusion about what's allowed and what isn't tends to arise whenever a province updates its restrictive framework.
The per cent positivity of COVID-19 tests in Windsor-Essex increased to 3.6 per cent for last week, compared to 2.8 per cent the previous week. As I've said we will do what it takes to protect the people of Ontario.
Capacity at weddings, funerals and religious services, rites or ceremonies is limited to 15 per cent capacity per room indoors.
The province has already seen record numbers of people admitted to ICUs, with more than 430 patients admitted as of Wednesday.
Restricting in-person shopping in all retail settings, including a 50 per cent capacity limit for supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, indoor farmers' markets, other stores that primarily sell food and pharmacies, and 25 per cent for all other retail including big box stores, along with other public health and workplace safety measures.
Crawley writes that "the only difference between this and the current lockdown provisions now seen in some areas of the province appears to be the closure of patio dining and golf courses, alongside a limit of five people instead of 10 for outdoor gatherings".
The four-week minimum of this new shutdown means all of Ontario, including Oakville and Halton Region, will remain in shutdown (unofficially known as the White-Shutdown level) for the rest of April 2021.
The province opted not to issue a stay-at-home order during the shutdown.
The last time the province reported a daily case total above the 2,500 mark was on January 22, during the height of the second wave, when 2,662 infections were reported.
Meanwhile, more than 150 intensive care unit doctors signed an open letter to the government on Thursday, calling for new, stricter, measures.
Iran now has enough enriched uranium to make a bomb, but nowhere near the amount it had before the nuclear deal was signed. As part of its ongoing violations of the deal, Iran last month began restricting inspections of its nuclear facilities.
But permanent barriers remain in place on all the roadway entrances to the Capitol , well-manned by police and national guard. Police said the incident happened at a checkpoint near the Capitol building, typically used by senators and staff on weekdays.
The Date Day: How To Behave When you meet your date offline for the first time, there are many things that can go wrong. That is a very responsible step that will either empower or destroy the already formed relationships.
The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act legalizes the use of recreational marijuana for New Yorkers over the age of 21. The tax revenues will be broken up with 9% going to the state and 4% going to localities, according to the legislation.
US President Joe Biden is also not in DC at the moment. -Security officials recently started scaling back fencing around U.S. The law enforcement officials told the AP that the driver then got out of the auto with what appeared to be a knife.
The Rise of Mobile Payments Over the last few years, all of the major mobile innovators have stepped into the mobile payment game. As of 2016, Apple Pay had 12 million monthly users , a figure which is sure to rise substantially in the coming months and years.
There were eight other cases involving other types of thrombosis and low levels of blood platelets, which help blood to clot. And it is difficult to know how common the cases are in the general population, given that it can be hard to diagnose.
The police also notified road closures "due to the external security threat at the North Barricade of the US Capitol ". Video from reporters at the scene posted on Twitter appeared to show a vehicle that had crashed into a barrier.
Everyone is being asked to limit trips and employers are being told to make every effort to allow employees to work from home. One of the main services that have been removed with this "emergency brake" is both indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants.
He says the province's vaccine rollout is not reaching the highest risk communities, which is delaying its anti-pandemic impact. The physicians noted that variants of concern have been quickly spreading across Ontario, which has impacted ICU capacity.
Although no one enjoys the pain of muscle tears, many people find the final result worth the discomfort they experience. He then recommended that you should follow it up with low-intensity cardio routines, or a simple yoga session.
Ontario enters new lockdown amid case rise
Restaurants can only offer delivery and take-out services in the shutdown zone and no indoor dining will be allowed. Schools would remain open, Ontario's education minister said on Twitter, drawing criticism from teachers' unions.
41 dead in Taiwan train crash: fire agency
A further 70 people were still thought to be trapped in carriages inside the tunnel while around 60 were rushed to hospital. Rescue workers carry a body bag on a stretcher from a train which derailed in a tunnel north of Hualien, Taiwan on April 2.
Overdosing Nicotine: Should You Be Concerned?
A lot of effort has been made to educate the public on the dangers of smoking, but most of the time, it has yielded no fruits. Symptoms of Nicotine Symptoms Though you may not get poisoned from vaping, one way or another, e-liquid may get to your skin.
A DETAILED GUIDE ON ESCAPE HOUR
Mental health Generally, once you get into these escape rooms, you donât get out the way you were before you got in. Getting unstuck from a rut If you are always too engulfed in your routine, one day you will want to do something different.
Five Young Sports Stars to Watch in 2020
We’ve now entered 2020 and the sporting world will certainly have a lot to show us in the upcoming year. The upcoming year will be telling if the boy can turn from a talented prospect to a world-class player.
Gustav Klimt Could Challenge For 2,000 Guineas
However, Gustav Klimt bounced back with a fine performance at the Barronstown Stud Irish European Breeders Fund in June last year. Gustav Klimt moved to the inside down the final furlong and found just enough speed to beat out his compatriot Nebo by a head .
How to Choose the Best Tennis Racket
It’s worth familiarising yourself with these categories, as it makes it easier to predict how any given racket will respond. By being less taught and more elastic, you can benefit from a better feel for the ball, and as a result, more power over it.