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Here's Everything You Need To Know About Ontario's New Colour-Coded System

Ontario is recording hundreds of new COVID-19 cases every day and Premier Doug Ford is facing mounting pressure to get this second wave under control. Last week, health officials unveiled a new colour-coded system to organize Ontario’s pandemic response by region and ultimately help folks better understand what is or isn’t allowed in their community.  Each colour comes with an additional layer of restrictions on offices, restaurants and public gatherings. A health unit is assigned a colour based on the number of active cases, the positive test rate and the current capacity of hospital ICUs.  If a region wants to loosen restrictions and for example, move from yellow back to green, that health unit must demonstrate shrinking case counts and...

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