As the province wades through its second wave of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford says Ontario is making small progress in flattening the curve.

"We are seeing a bit of a flattening," said the premier at his daily press briefing on Wednesday.

Ford commented on Ontario's case increases, which should have been closer to 1,000 per day by now.

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At this time, they were saying [there'd be] close to 1000 cases and right now we're in the 500 range.

Premier Doug Ford

However, Ford did acknowledge that this is subject to change.

"God forbid, over the next week we could see it jump up again," he said.

The province recorded 583 new cases of COVID-19 on October 7. Just last week, the province's new infections reached a record high.

"I just want to make it through Thanksgiving," he said. 

Ford has spoken about the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend several times in recent days, urging Ontarians to celebrate with their immediate household only.

If you live alone, however, he recommends joining a household that you have already established a social bubble with.

 
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