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March 17: Ontario declares state of emergency due to coronavirus
Publication
kawarthaNOW.com, 17 Mar 2020
Description
Creator
Head, Bruce, Reporter
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Newspaper clippings
Description
Premier Doug Ford declared the Ontario State of Emergency on March 17, 2020 to fight COVID-19. Gatherings of more than 50 people were prohibited, including parades, events, and places of worship. All indoor recreational programs, libraries, private schools, licensed child care, bars & restaurants not offering takeout and delivery, all theatres, cinemas and concert venues were ordered closed.

All emergency measures were in effect originally in effect until March 31, 2020. This was extended and additional closures and prohibitions added with later extensions of the state of emergency.

The first stage of a COVID-19 emergency relief package which included immediate protecting seniors and those most vulnerable to the effects of the virus.
Publisher
kawarthaNOW.com
Date of Original
17 Mar 2020
Date Of Event
17 Mar 2020
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Ford, Doug, Premier ; Jones, Sylvia ; Elliott, Christine ; Phillips, Rod
Language of Item
English
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March 17: Ontario declares state of emergency due to coronavirus


Premier Doug Ford declared the Ontario State of Emergency on March 17, 2020 to fight COVID-19. Gatherings of more than 50 people were prohibited, including parades, events, and places of worship. All indoor recreational programs, libraries, private schools, licensed child care, bars & restaurants not offering takeout and delivery, all theatres, cinemas and concert venues were ordered closed.

All emergency measures were in effect originally in effect until March 31, 2020. This was extended and additional closures and prohibitions added with later extensions of the state of emergency.

The first stage of a COVID-19 emergency relief package which included immediate protecting seniors and those most vulnerable to the effects of the virus.