Toronto Cancels City-Led and Permitted Events Through June 30

Toronto Cancels City-Led and Permitted Events Through June 30

Toronto Cancels City-Led and Permitted Events Through June 30

"You never know who the person is that I at the park or at Sunnyside or at the North Toronto Collegiate running track that carries this virus, maybe not even knowing it, and then you take it home to your family".

However, the statement also added: "The City's decision provides clear direction to event organizers to enable them to make sound decisions in support of public health efforts and their business needs, access insurance, support impacted employees and manage sponsors".

All individuals with COVID-19 must stay home under the Health Protection and Promotion Act for 14 days. Now, the mayor is saying that they will be resorting to installing giant concrete blocks to keep people out of public spaces.

Other measures backstop previous provincial and federal orders, including mandatory quarantine for out-of-country travellers and closing non-essential businesses.

Anyone who is not ill or has not travelled, is strongly directed to stay home except for the following reasons: accessing healthcare or medication; shop for groceries once per week; walk their dogs; get daily exercise while maintaining physical distancing of at least two metres.

"On March 23, our numbers had climbed to 239 confirmed, and 63 probable cases", she said. Four were in intensive care, there were no outbreaks and there were no coronavirus-related deaths.

That is a "more than 500-per-cent case counts in the past two weeks".

"To do less would be to ignore the lessons of New York City, where in the past two days nearly 200 people have died - bringing the total to 1,374 deaths in just over a couple of weeks".

NYC's almost 76,000 cases represents 40% of the 188,000 COVID-19 infections in the U.S.

As of 4 pm on March 30, there are 1,966 known cases of COVID-19 in Ontario.

Golf Canada said to expect further announcements in the coming week. Toronto city spokesman Brad Ross said games in arenas or stadiums fall under the mass gathering order issued by the province.

So, what does that mean?

The home of the Toronto Argonauts, BMO Field, is owned by the city.

The city also strongly recommends that all people, particularly those over 70, remain in their homes unless absolutely necessary.

Any organized event or gathering such as parades, weddings, parties, etc.

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