Stay away! Prince Edward County health unit says tourists aren’t welcome at local vineyards
Keep your distance!
The health unit for the popular Prince Edward County wine district is serving notice it wants most tourists to stay away when the Belleville area reopens for business Wednesday as Premier Doug Ford lifts COVID-19 stay-at-home orders on three eastern Ontario regions with low infection rates.
Medical officer Dr. Piotr Oglaza issued an order banning bookings for rooms, restaurants and personal care services such as haircuts or spa treatments from people living in parts of the province remaining under full restrictions.
The doctor cited the “immediate risk of an outbreak” from the virus and its more contagious variants, which are spreading in the GTA and elsewhere, if outsiders start flooding in to sip pinot noir and dine gourmet-style.
“It’s a good example of the…