The Ontario Government is tighten restrictions in COVID-19 hot spot regions. As of Monday, November 23rd at 12:01am, there are to be no indoor private gatherings with anyone outside households, individuals who live alone may consider having close contact with one other person. Outdoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people
Retail stores providing non-essential services in shopping malls can operate through pickup or delivery. Non-essential storefront retail can stay open for curb-side pickup or delivery only. Restaurants can only stay open for takeout and delivery. Religious services and weddings will be restricted to 10 people indoors and outdoors. Gyms, sports facilities, cinemas, casinos, museums and personal services cannot operate. Manufacturing, agriculture, supply chain and most construction can continue. Schools and childcare will remain open, as well as grocery stores, pharmacies, doctors and dentists offices can remain open with capacity limits. Today’s announcement comes after the provincial government extended public health orders for another month.