Ontario has officially extended for an additional 14 days the state of emergency of the province and all its related orders, including the stay-at-home order. The state of emergency, which was declared on Jan. 12 under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA), and the stay-at-home order will expire on Feb. 9, the state said.
The prolongation announcement was expected after Premier Doug Ford said the state of emergency would be in effect for 28 days on Jan. 12. Ontario’s state of emergency must be legally extended by the government 14 days after it comes into force. Ontario confirmed its first COVID-19 case a year ago today after a 56-year-old man arrived in Sunnybrook.
Toronto hospital with what appeared to be a mild instance of pneumonia. Due to an unusual X-ray and his recent one, doctors made the decision to admit him. A journey to China. A state is declared by the government. The emergency threatened to overwhelm the province’s System of Healthcare after a surge in COVID virus cases in the new year. On Monday, there were fewer than 1,958 new COVID-19 cases reported by Ontario. That’s a decrease since 2,417 infections were registered on Sunday.