Ontario issues stay-at-home order as COVID-19 models show province is at 'dangerous point'
2021-01-12 from cbc.ca
The Ontario government has announced a provincial stay-at-home order and new restrictions, as new COVID-19 modelling revealed Tuesday shows the health-care system is on the verge of being overwhelmed.
The province says it is issuing the stay-at-home order effective Thursday at 12:01 a.m., which will require everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, like going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.
"Our province is in crisis," Premier Doug Ford said.
"The system is on the brink of collapse. It's on the brink of being overwhelmed."
The province says it is enacting the following measures:
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