A GTA Region Is Begging To Stay In The Red-Zone As Ford Reportedly Considers Full Lockdown
Ford is considering a two week lockdown.
GTA officials are asking for Doug Ford to exempt them from a move to the grey-lockdown zone, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in southern Ontario.
Regional Chair of a statement alongside eight other mayors of the region on Friday, asking to be consulted on the matter.John Henry, released
Based on the numbers, Durham Region should remain in the red zone. We will continue to stand behind and support our front-line workers, who are truly #DurhamStrong.
The open letter states that while Durham's leaders trust the advice of the, they feel their region's needs are "vastly different" from other surrounding areas.
A factor that officials believe should give them the right to choose what is best for their residents and business owners, including remaining in the red zone.
Ford revealedthat nothing was "off the table" in terms of increased restrictions, ahead of a meeting with Ontario's top doctors.
The provincial government is reportedly considering a southern
It is being speculated that the shutdown could start as early as December 26 and end on January 11.
However, it is unlikely that an announcement will be made before Monday.