There were many news announcements today and we are publishing one article for the day to cover them all.
Ontario will enter stage one of reopening plan on Thursday
Stage one: Open select workplaces, allow some small gatherings:
-Businesses that can “immediately meet or modify operations” to meet public health guidance, for example those that can conduct curbside pickup or delivery
-Opening some outdoor spaces, such as parks, and allowing for “greater number of individuals” to attend some events, such as funerals
- Hospitals begin to offer some non-urgent surgeries and other health-care services
Central Manitoulin List of Major Cancelled Events
The Wiikwemikoong Nursing Home COVID-19 Case Retest Negative
Retests of a 70-year-old female Wikwemikong Nursing Home resident and the 17 people who may have been in contact with her at the long-term care homes have returned negative. Ogimaa Duke Peltier cautions that for the original positive result to officially be declared a false positive two sequential tests must also come back negative.
Declaration of Emergency
The Ontario Declaration of Emergency has been extended until June 2.