Premier Ford Provides COVID-19 Update, Confirms Ont. Now in Second Wave

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Premier Ford Provides COVID-19 Update, Confirms Ont. Now in Second Wave

At Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides a COVID-19 update as the province hits a single-day record of 700 new cases. He announces a $52.5-million investment to recruit and retain 3,700 more frontline health-care workers and caregivers as part of the province’s COVID-19 fall preparedness plan. The premier also announces that provincial health officials have confirmed Ontario is now in its second wave of COVID-19. Ford is joined by provincial cabinet ministers Christine Elliott (health) and Rod Phillips (finance), as well as Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health. The province began rolling out details of its fall preparedness plan on September 22 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. (September 28, 2020) (no interpretation)