Epidemiologist: Too soon for Ontario and Quebec to loosen COVID-19 restrictions

Epidemiologist: Too soon for Ontario and Quebec to loosen COVID-19 restrictions 1

 

Infection Control Epidemiologist Colin Furness says that there is a risk for Ontario to reopen, but Quebec is almost certainly relaxing regulations too soon.

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10 Comments on "Epidemiologist: Too soon for Ontario and Quebec to loosen COVID-19 restrictions"

  1. Justin Lockter | May 1, 2020 at 6:04 PM | Reply

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  3. Jim Trainor | May 1, 2020 at 6:26 PM | Reply

    Germany reported a reproduction rate of 0.7 at end of lock down. It quickly rose to 1.0 post lock down. Can we hear this metric for Canada?

    • Trudy Colborne | May 1, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

      For different parts of Canada. Unlike Germany our geographic size needs multiple measures.

    • gentle peachy | May 1, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      So that’s why Germany thinking of wearing masks in public mandatory.

    • Trudy Colborne | May 1, 2020 at 10:42 PM | Reply

      @gentle peachy We probably should as well. Asian countries are doing better and wearing masks. Worse case it doesn’t help a great deal and we all look silly for the summer. Think of the selfies with Covid tan lines.

  4. Ontario needs more testing to identify where CoVID-19 in the community. We need a stratified testing protocol.

  5. loved it

  6. Eastern Ontario doesnt end at Toronto. My south eastern ontario City has no deaths and few contained virus cases.
    Open things up slowly but surely.

  7. Trudy Colborne | May 1, 2020 at 9:35 PM | Reply

    I wouldn’t send my child back to school yet.

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