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Enforcement ramps up in parts of Ontario

 

Officials in southern Ontario fined businesses, charged anti-maskers and busted at least one massive party over the weekend as the province recorded another 1,708 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

The enforcement in York, Hamilton and Peel came after a week that saw record-setting viral case counts and the introduction of more stringent public health measures in some regions.

Ontario reports 1,746 new cases today, eight new deaths

 

TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 1,746 new cases of COVID-19 today, and seven new deaths due to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 622 new cases are in Toronto, 390 are in Peel Region and 217 cases in York Region.

The province also reported 102 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 86 among students.

Ontario records 1,478 new COVID-19 cases before releasing updated projections

 

TORONTO - Ontario is reporting 1,478 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 21 more deaths related to the virus.

Health Minister Christine Elliott says 572 of those cases are in Peel Region, and 356 are in Toronto.

Both regions are currently in the “lockdown” stage of the province's pandemic plan.

Ontarians should celebrate holidays with own household only: government

 

TORONTO - Ontario residents should celebrate the upcoming winter holidays only with the people they live with, regardless of the COVID-19 situation in their region, the provincial government said Wednesday.

The province issued its initial guidance for the holiday period, saying it knows Ontarians are already making plans.

Thanksgiving could make-or-break US virus response

 

In Pennsylvania, if you're having friends over to socialize, you're supposed to wear a mask - and so are your friends. That's the rule, but Barb Chestnut has no intention of following it.

“No one is going to tell me what I can or not do in my own home,” said Chestnut, 60, of Shippensburg. “They do not pay my bills and they are not going to tell me what to do.”