Ontario enters into Step 1 of COVID-19 reopening. Your top questions answered
Ontario is entering Step 1 of its reopening plan three days ahead of schedule—a move that will allow residents to enjoy the summer weather with a variety of outdoor activities now permitted.
The province was supposed to begin reopening on June 14, but Premier Doug Ford’s office said that the situation in Ontario is “exceeding the best-case scenario.”
But what does moving into Step 1 mean? Here is answers to some of the top reopening questions:
When does Step 1 start and how long does it last?
Ontario entered Step 1 of the reopening plan at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 11. The government has said it will wait at least 21 days between each step. This means Ontario will likely move into Step 2 on July 2.
Does Step 1 apply to the entire…