COVID-19 Lockdown: 4-week lockdown in Canada’s most populous province

Lockdown I Symbolic Picture (Photo Credits: PTI)

Toronto, April 2: Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, was locked up for the next 4 weeks from Saturday in view of deteriorating conditions caused by COVID-19. Ontario’s Kovid-19 Science Table released new modeling data on Thursday, according to reports from Xinhua, stating that it is not possible to curb the spread of Kovid in the province without issuing new orders. If public health measures are not increased here, daily Kovid-19 cases may increase to 6,000 by the end of April.


According to the new guidelines given by the Government of Ontario, there will be a ban on people going to restaurants, dining and public meetings. Apart from this, personal care centers and gyms will also be closed. Essential retail stores will be allowed to open with 50 percent capacity. Residents of Ontario will not be able to gather outside their home and there will be a stay of more than 5 people. Also read: COVID becomes uncontrollable in India, 81466 new patients found in 24 hours, 469 lives

Let us know that the population of Ontario is more than 14 million, which is 38.3 percent of the total population of the country. After 2,557 new cases were registered here on Thursday, a total of 3,52,460 cases and 7,389 deaths have been registered here. Apart from this, Kovid-19 variants have also arrived here so far and 22,371 cases of mutations have been reported. In Ontario, more than 3,17,000 people have received both doses of the Kovid-19 vaccine so far. At the same time, a total of 9,86,011 cases and 22,993 deaths have been reported in Canada.


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