Coronavirus: Ontario Premier Doug Ford gives COVID-19 update | FULL

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford will provide an update on COVID-19 and the province’s response to the coronavirus. Ford announced Friday that his government would invest $2 million in the Bracebridge-based company Smart Safe Science to produce a “lighter, breathable, medical-grade” face mask. He said the money would allow them expand their facilities and ramp up production to 200,000 masks a month. The premier also defended the province’s top doctor on Friday against calls for him to resign, saying he has “all the confidence in the world” in Dr. David Williams. The province reported 185 new cases on Tuesday, with no new deaths. For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #Ontario #DougFord #GlobalNews #onpoli #covid19 #coronavirus

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  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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