Ford government to spend $116.5 MILLION on new hospital beds
Speaking at the Brampton Civic Hospital, Premier Ford said that the investment would create 766 new hospital beds
The Ford government confirmed the extensions on Tuesday morning, saying that all orders under the Reopening Ontario Act will be extended, besides ones that deal with hydro prices and electronic personal health.
Premier Doug Ford announced that masks would be made mandatory across the province. This will include wearing a mask while shopping, taking public transit, and at work if you are unable to keep two metres from others.
Premier Doug Ford said the plan, called “Keeping Ontarians Safe: Preparing for Future Waves of COVID-19,” will enable Ontario to identify, prevent, and respond to surges and waves of the virus to protect the health and safety of people in the province.
In a tweet, Ford explained that because he was not in close contact with the junior staff member, Ford would be "closely monitor[ing]" his symptoms and "tak[ing] appropriate action as needed."