Two provinces and two different approaches to flattening the curve

Ontario and Quebec are taking different precautions as they start their second wave of COVID-19. Quebec announced a partial lockdown, which goes into effect October 1, and the Ford government is not going to roll back reopening measures. 

Quebec Premier Francois Legault said, “If you’re inviting guests for a party, you’re breaking the law. When this happens, police officers can give fines of a thousand dollars.”

Montreal and Quebec City, and three other provinces are going back into the red zone, which means bars and restaurants will shut down, and no more gatherings inside or out. 

In Ontario, projections say that there could be more than 1000 new cases per day by the middle of the month. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the second wave would be different than the first because the province is more prepared.

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