The provincial government is extending its emergency orders for COVID-19 until June 30.
“Extending the provincial Declaration of Emergency will allow us to safely and gradually reopen the province, while we continue to use every resource at our disposal to battle this deadly virus,” said Premier Doug Ford. “We are not out of the woods yet, so it is critical that we exercise caution to keep everyone safe, including protecting our most vulnerable citizens in long-term care homes, retirement homes and group homes.”
The emergency orders also restrict gatherings to no more than five people.
The orders were last extendedon May 27 until June 9.
Ontario has been in a state of emergency since March 17.