Ontario Premier Doug Ford Announces Most of Windsor-Essex to Enter Stage 2

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford Announces Most of Windsor-Essex to Enter Stage 2

In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and provincial cabinet ministers Christine Elliott (health) and Monte McNaughton (labour, training and skills development) provide an update on their government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. They are joined by Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, and by Dr. Dirk Huyer, Ontario’s chief coroner and executive lead, COVID-19 Testing Approach. In his remarks, the premier announces that Windsor-Essex will enter stage 2 of Ontario’s plan for easing public-health measures on June 25, with the exception of Leamington and Kingsville. Those two communities are still dealing with outbreaks on farms. The premier also announces a plan to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Windsor-Essex including expanded testing. The majority of the province entered stage 2 on June 2. (June 24, 2020) (no interpretation)