COVID-19: Ontario to extend state of emergency by additional two weeks – March 30, 2020

COVID-19: Ontario to extend state of emergency by additional two weeks – March 30, 2020



In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces that he is extending the province’s state of emergency, issued on March 17, for another two weeks when the order expires on March 31 as the number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases continues to rise in Ontario. The premier says his government will re-evaluate the state of emergency every two weeks. He is joined by provincial cabinet ministers Christine Elliott (health), Dr. Merrilee Fullerton (long-term care), and Rod Phillips (finance).