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Doug Ford To Call Emergency Meeting For COVID-19 Cases

It looks like Ontario might be in for another record-breaking day of new cases on Friday.

Doug Ford is set to call an emergency cabinet meeting today, as the province records what could be the biggest number of infections yet, reports CBC.

The outlet obtained details from two sources who are familiar with Ontario's COVID-19 data.

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900+ New cases reportedly expected in Ontario on Friday

If this is true, it would be in line with projections that Ontario could hit up to 1,000 new cases per day by mid-October.

The exact number will be released shortly after 10:00 a.m. and Doug Ford's cabinet meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., says CBC.

It's reported that advisors will be pressuring Ford to move hot spot areas back into stage 2.

Doug Ford has flagged Toronto, Ottawa, and Peel Region as the most affected areas.

A return to stage 2 could see the closure of indoor dining, gyms, and other establishments.

On Thursday, the province broke its record once again with 797 new cases reported.

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