Airlines have been pushing for rapid testing both prior to departure and after arrival in an effort to make international travel safer.
The test, Hajdu says, is easier to perform, less invasive, and is easier to perform "with limited training."
Visits will be limited to "staff, essential visitors, and essential caregivers only," to slow the spread of the virus.
This initiative was introduced by the Ford government in order to relieve the province’s testing sites, where it's reported that people are waiting up to 8 hours, to be rejected due to overcapacity.
Premier Doug Ford says this initiative will "take a load off" of assessment centres, which are struggling with wait times.
O'Toole is currently showing no symptoms, though a statement from the Conservative Party said that they would be tested out of "an abundance of caution."
More than 20 new flights have recently landed at Canada’s international airports with at least one infected passenger on them, bringing the grand total to 55 flights in less than three weeks.
The test kits were given the $149 million green light on March 27. By May 1, the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg reported that the kits were testing poorly.
Scientists said on Thursday, that testing conducted on recently donated blood does not show significant evidence of widespread COVID-19 infection.
There were 111 new coronavirus cases reported in Ontario on Friday, which brings the total number provincial cases to 37,274.
The Florida State Health Department reported that a number of labs have not accurately recorded test results, and have been inflating the positivity rates.
As of Tuesday, the province of Ontario reported 157 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths, according to Global News.
The lowest amount of new coronavirus cases in almost 12 weeks has been reported in Ontario.
A reporting error has led to hundreds of COVID-19 positive cases from one lab not being not being relayed to 12 different local public health agencies.
Ford said that it was up to landlords to accept the olive branch from the provincial and federal government.
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