Coronavirus: Ontario deploys COVID-19 rapid tests to hospitals and hotspots to increase testing

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford, alongside other government officials, provided a COVID-19 update on Tuesday. Ford announced Monday that Gen. Rick Hillier would head a task force charged with distributing a COVID-19 to Ontarians once one is approved, saying that distributing the vaccine would be “the largest logistical undertaking in a generation.” Plus, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe defended the decision to put Toronto and Peel Region on lockdown, which they entered Monday, saying Ontario “cannot let the numbers just keep going up without doing what needs to be done.” Ontario reported 1,589 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, a new single-day record of cases to date, bringing the provincial total to 105,501. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7478495/toronto-peel-region-in-lockdown-coronavirus/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #coronavirus #COVID19 #Ontario #GlobalNews

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