There has been an increase in cases of coronavirus Of Canada The prime minister, Justin Trudeau, is in a race to resume his public speech and tighten provincial sanctions as the country struggles to stem the second wave of infections.
On Friday, authorities in Ontario announced plans to close strip clubs and limit the time of bars and restaurants with more than 400 new cases after two consecutive days.
The move to close adult entertainment venues follows Two documented infections At strip clubs in Toronto. Contact Tracer found that many patrons have left incomplete or false contact information.
The state says it will reduce working hours for bars and nightclubs and ban the sale of liquor from midnight to 9 p.m.
Public health officials have expressed growing concern about the steady rise in cases in recent weeks, many of which have been concentrated in social gatherings, bars and restaurants.
These measures are designed to keep schools, businesses and post-secondary institutions open and address the rapid growth of low-income community transmission to protect our most vulnerable, ”said Health Minister Christine Elliott.
In Quebec, there have been more than 70,000 official coronavirus infections in the province, with 637 new infections reported on Friday. Earlier in the week, the state’s health minister, Christian Dubey, called on the public to cancel their upcoming Thanksgiving holiday plans – which are being celebrated in Canada on October 12 – to reduce the spread of the virus.
Appearing with public health officials during a daily briefing, Trudeau announced plans to secure 20 million more Covid-19 injections than AstraZeneca. In his public remarks, Trudeau reiterated the importance of purchasing a vaccine and ensuring that a vaccine remains accessible.
“This epidemic cannot be solved by the country alone because we need to eradicate it everywhere to eradicate the virus anywhere,” he said.
The federal government has already signed vaccination agreements with GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, NovaVax, Pfizer and Snoophy for approximately 282 million doses.
Earlier in the week, modeling by the country’s public health agency showed that Canada could see an increase of more than 5,000 a day by October – worse than spring – if more action was not taken.