Coronavirus | Ontario

Ontario’s targeted restrictions expand to include York region

October 16, 2020

Ontario released information today that, effective Monday Oct 19 at 12:01am, York region will join Ottawa, Peel and Toronto public health units in targeted restrictions. Those restrictions mean that:

  • Social gatherings limits are capped at a maximum of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.
  • Indoor food and drink service in restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments (e.g. Mall food courts) are closed.
  • Indoor gyms and fitness centres are closed.
  • Indoor cinemas, preforming arts, and spectator areas at racing venues are closed.
  • No personal care services where face coverings must be removed for the service (e.g. makeup application, beard trimming) are allowed.

These changes last for a 28-day period, ending November 7, 2020.

For further information contact Sebastian Prins, Director, Government Relations (Ontario) at [email protected].

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