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Global News published this video item, entitled “Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides update on COVID-19 vaccination rollout | FULL” – below is their description.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford provided an update on the province’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday, one day after announcing schools would move indefinitely to virtual learning upon returning from break as the province continues to see record-breaking COVID-19 cases and ICU numbers.
Students in the hot spot regions of Peel Region, Toronto and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph, were already moved to virtual learning the week before the break. Schools will reopen pending the monitoring of public health data.
Ford will be joined Tuesday by deputy premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones to provide an update on the province’s vaccination plan.
On Monday, the province reported 4,401 new COVID-19 cases, the second highest single-day increase to date. There are currently 1,646 people hospitalized, with 619 patients in intensive care units – an all-time high, and 408 patients in the ICU on a ventilator.
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