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Five Ontario regions passed a key threshold for COVID-19 transmission. But only one faces new public health restrictions

October 17, 2020 - All News

Students in Hamilton’s Westdale Secondary School shop class work while keeping their distance. Hamilton saw a rate of 34 cases per week per 100,000 residents from Oct. 3 to 9.

Premier Doug Ford ordered new public health restrictions in York Region on Friday, citing the area’s high rates of COVID-19 transmission relative to its population. But he made no commitments about four other regions that have also surpassed a concerning threshold set by the province’s pandemic science advisers.

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