Doug Ford Says Both Toronto & Peel's Lockdown Will Be Extended Past Monday
The lockdown was supposed to end on December 21.
Doug Ford has announced that bothwill be extended.
In a statement on Friday, the premier stated that both regions shouldn't expect a lift in restrictions by Monday.
We are going to continue on with the lockdown within those regions.
"The areas that are locked down right now, that are expiring on Monday, I can tell you they won't be expiring," Ford stated in a conference that was streamed on CP24.
Bothwere placed into the grey zone on November 23. Originally, both regions were expected to exit the lockdown on Monday, December 21.
However, as cases continue to rise across Ontario, Ford has now stated that this isn't going to happen.
More details on what the extended lockdown will include are expected to be released on Monday.
Ford is also reportedly considering placing all offrom December 26 until January 11.
The premier has stated that nothing is off the table when it comes to new measures.