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“Now is the time to use (order). Our numbers are growing, ”said Dr. Paula Stewart, a health officer.
“We’re going to warn people first,” she said. “A fine is a last resort if people refuse to comply.”
Stewart said COVID-positive people who refuse to disclose their contacts could also be fined because they are at risk of further spreading the disease.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 1,072 new cases had been reported in the province, bringing the total to 96,228 since the outbreak began.
There was no change in hospitalization at 565, with six less in the ICU, for a total of 94 patients.
19 deaths were added, bringing the total to 6,074. Two deaths occurred in the last 24 hours, the rest occurred in the past and were not recorded.
Out Toys registered 20 new cases for a total of 2,131 cases.
As of 7pm on Tuesday night, 203,688 COVID-19 cases had been reported in Health Canada. 9,784 died.
By November 9, passengers on the Via Rail will have a medical condition or disability that makes it difficult to wear a mask. Required to provide official medical certification Along with a photo ID issued by the government before they travel.
In June, it made it mandatory for every passenger to wear masks, with the exception of children under the age of two, who travel with medical conditions who have difficulty breathing and cannot remove masks without assistance.
“Single-layer masks, scarves or bandanas, respirators and masks with plastic masks are not acceptable because they do not provide the level of protection needed to limit the spread of the virus,” Via Rail said. Release.
“Facial masks are used only in conjunction with the mask.”
With files from Postmedia and the Canadian Press