Ont. Premier Ford announces new COVID-19 screening tool for students and teachers – Sept. 16, 2020
In a news conference at Queen’s Park, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces the launch of the province’s new screening tool for COVID-19. The online tool will help parents decide if they should send their kids to school. The premier is also asked about long wait times at testing centres and about new COVID-19 restrictions, which the Ontario government is expected to announce in the coming days. He is joined by provincial cabinet ministers Christine Elliott (health), Stephen Lecce (education), and Peter Bethlenfalvy (Treasury Board President), as well as Dr. Dirk Huyer, Ontario’s chief coroner and executive lead, COVID-19 Testing Approach.