Ontario could announce new COVID-19 restrictions Friday
Ontario could announce new COVID-19 restrictions Friday
Modelling shows COVID-19 cases will stay high through summer without 6-week stay at home order
17 April, 2021, 19:09
Big box stores can remain open, but at only 25 per cent capacity.
"We're losing the battle between the vaccines and the variants", he said.
Ford also said enforcement will be ramped up, "We are taking decisive action on the ground to dramatically step up enforcement". Police will have the authority to ask anyone who is outside what their address is and to ask why they're out, she said.
The new police measures drew immediate condemnation from civil liberties activists.
"Random police stops during COVID are unconstitutional, presuming those outdoors or driving to be guilty", said Michael Bryant, head of the CCLA.
Other premiers looking at restricting inter-provincial travel include B.C. Premier John Horgan. "And there is the option for a police officer to issue a ticket", said Jones in a news conference.
Earlier on Friday, the Ontario Science Table, which includes the province's scientific and health experts, said vaccinations are not reaching people at high-risk fast enough to prevent the risky impact on Ontario communities and hospitals.
"These are tough, but necessary measures to help us overcome this health crisis", Jones said. She also expressed concern about the impact the restrictions, and the new enforcement powers, could have on "front-line essential heroes".
Manitobans will not be able to visit their cottages in Ontario starting Monday, after Ontario's premier announced new interprovincial border restrictions. People crossing for work or transporting goods, among others, will be allowed in.
The dire predictions came after the government pleaded with other provinces to send in nurses and health workers as its hospital system was pushed to the brink.
Anand also confirmed Canada is expected to receive an initial shipment of about 300,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen COVID-19 vaccine during the week of April 27, which will be delivered to provinces in the beginning of May. By comparison, just 35 vaccines would prevent a single case when following a vaccination strategy that prioritizes high-risk communities.
Elliott said that the province will focus 25 per cent of all future vaccine allocations on the 13 public health regions that historically suffered high rates of COVID-19-related deaths, hospitalizations and infections.
There are 726 patients in intensive care units because of COVID-19 (up from 701 yesterday) and 501 COVID patients on ventilators (up from 480 reported yesterday). Notice that our hospitals can no longer function normally.
The rules state that in such cases the shortest and most direct route must be followed.
In announcing them, Ford said the province was "on its heels" and new measures were urgently needed.
"New emergency orders announced yesterday to help limit the spread of COVID-19 are now in effect", Toronto Police Service posted to social media Saturday morning.
A witness who said he works at the facility told WISH-TV that he saw a man with a gun after hearing several gunshots. She added that President Joe Biden will deliver remarks about the shooting later on Friday.
Law enforcement officials said they had not immediately determined whether racial or ethnic hatred was behind the killings. Thursday on the report of shots fired at the FedEx facility in the 8900 block of Mirabel Road in Indianapolis.
But this needn't be so complicated: Biden ought to just make good on his campaign promise by raising the cap significantly. Biden has not fulfilled his promise to restore America's leadership as a safe haven for the world's oppressed, he added.
The breach exposed vulnerabilities in the supply chain as well as weaknesses in the federal government's own cyber defences. The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia.
His concerns were echoed by Fatima Gailani, one of just four women negotiating with the Taliban for Afghanistan's government. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation announced it would also begin a withdrawal of almost 10,000 troops from the country.
The death toll increased to 1,73,123 with 1,038 new fatalities, the highest since October 3, 2020 the data updated at 8 am showed. The Delhi government has also imposed a weekend curfew in the state to tackle the rising CPVID-19 cases.
Abbas Araqchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister, told Press TV that Iran will begin 60% uranium enrichment starting tomorrow. Speaking last week on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, he said Israel would defend itself with its own resources.
It seems strong but there is some waning of that and no doubt the variants challenge. they make these vaccines work harder. In addition, more than 76.6 million Americans - 23.1 percent of the population -are fully immunized against coronavirus .
A witness who said he works at the facility told WISH-TV media outlet that he saw a man with a gun after hearing several gunshots. The FedEx facility involved is near Indianapolis International Airport, but it is not part of the FedEx hub at the airport.
The modest suburb just north of Minneapolis has seen its demographics shift dramatically in recent years. Wright died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the medical examiner.
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Biden said they agreed to enhance their support for global vaccination efforts through the ACT accelerator and COVID-19 facility. Biden did not mention Taiwan by name amid concerns from global watchdogs that China may take military action against the island.
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