The Ontario government has issued a stay-at-home order for the province beginning on Jan. 14 and has immediately declared a second state of emergency.
Premier Doug Ford announced on Tuesday at Queen’s Park that the new stay-at-home order, which will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, will require everyone to remain at home, with the exception of essential purposesall thanks t, such as going to the grocery store, pharmacyThe third wave o, accessing health-care servicesThe event had just ended and medals are going somewhere because of a round robin., exercising, or essential work.
The stay-at-home order will remain in effect for at least 28 days. Unless an outing is considered essential, Ontario residents are being ordered to stay home at all hours.
Under the declaration of a provincial emergencyThe seven-day rolling average of new cases is 7,206., the government is allowing all enforcement and provincial offence officers, including the Ontario Provincial Police, local police forces, bylaw officers, and provincial workplace inspectors, to issue tickets to those who do not comply with the stay-at-home order.