Ontario Hospitals Are Begging Ford To Send The GTA & Ottawa Back Into Stage 2
Ontario's top doctor says, "if we have to, we will."
As the province reports 700 new COVID-19 infections on Monday,are calling on Premier Ford to revert Ottawa, Toronto, and all GTA regions back to stage 2.
The letter was released on the Ontario Hospital Association's Twitter account this afternoon.
A return to stage two is needed now to keep schools open and prevent a further acceleration of infections.
Ontario Hospital Association
The OHA is calling for restrictions on "indoor dining, bars, places of worship, weddings, gyms, movie theatres, and other non-essential businesses."
They are citing occupancy rates, saying health care officials are "gravely concerned."
"At this rate, Ontario hospitals are facing a direct threat to their ability to continue delivering the highest quality of care to Ontarians," the letter states.
The Ford government has responded by unveiling itsto combat further transmission.