Ontario Shutters Schools, Movie Theaters, Restaurants

Newsweek reports:

Government officials on Monday announced new COVID-19 restrictions for Ontario after a record number of cases were reported in the province.

Premier Doug Ford said all schools will be closed and students will move to online learning for the next couple of weeks. Also, indoor dining, movie theaters and gyms will be closed due to the increase in cases.

“I know online learning is not ideal,” Ford said. “The fact is Omicron spreads like wildfire.” The government announced just last week that schools would be open on Wednesday, but because of the Omicron variant, schools won’t open until January 17 at the earliest.

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