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A glance at new COVID-19 restrictions for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa

Ontario has announced new restrictions for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa to slow the spread of COVID-19. Here are the measures that take effect Saturday for at least 28 days:

— A ban on indoor food and drink services in restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other food-and-drink establishments.

— Closure of indoor gyms and fitness centres, casinos, bingo halls, indoor cinemas and performing arts centres.  

— Closure of interactive exhibits in museums, galleries, zoos and science centres.

— A limit of 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors where physical distancing can be maintained for all social gatherings and organized public events.

— A ban on personal care services that require face coverings to be removed, such as beard trimming and makeup application.

— Limiting team sports to training sessions.

— Reducing real estate open houses to 10 people indoors, where physical distancing can be maintained.

The Canadian Press

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