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    Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Saturday his government would limit the size of social gatherings across the entire province, with more than 400 new coronavirus cases reported for a second day. “Over the past several days, we have seen an alarming growth in the number of COVID cases in Ontario,” Ford said. Indoor gatherings are now capped at 10 people inside and 25 people outside. Organizers of gatherings in violation of the rules could face a minimum fine of $10,000 and those who attend could also be fined $750. The expansion of the rules came following advice from the province’s public health team and chief medical officer Dr. David Williams. Ontario reported 407 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, marking the second day in a row the figure has been above 400. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7345932/coronavirus-ontario-gathering-restrictions-expanded/ 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 #DougFord #Coronavirus #COVID19 #Ontario #Canada #GlobalNews

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