Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw mentioned in her April 29 update that over 2,000 new cases had been identified in the last 24 hours. More targeted restrictions came into effect as the number of new cases rise:
- Targeted restrictions will apply to hot spot municipalities or regions where there are at least 350 cases per 100,000 people and 250 currently active cases effective April 30.
- Indoor fitness and indoor sport and recreation will be prohibited effective April 30.
- Junior and senior high schools will move to online learning effective May 3.
These targeted restrictions will remain in place for at least 2 weeks for any community or area that reaches this trigger.
After 14 days, the enhanced measures will be lifted once the municipality falls back below the threshold.
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