Ontario to unveil new reopening plan, including ending capacity limits: source

Ontario to unveil new reopening plan, including ending capacity limits: source

TORONTO - Ontario will soon announce a plan for moving beyond the province’s current reopening framework, including ending capacity limits in venues such as restaurants and gyms where proof of vaccination is required, a senior government source said Thursday. The source, who wasn’t authorized to speak about the pending announcement publicly, said the province will release a plan late next week that will “contemplate when capacity limits can be lifted.” The province paused plans in mid-August to exit Step 3 of its reopening framework as fourth wave cases were rising. Now, daily COVID-19 case counts are stable, and more than 87 per cent of eligible Ontarians have received at least one dose of a vaccine. Business groups have been expressing frustration and anger since the government announced late last week …
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