June 2021
Ontario Announces Move to Step Two of Reopening Plan

2021-06-24 3:04:41 PM

CATEGORIES: COVID-19

The Government announced today that the province will move into Step Two of its  Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 am on Wednesday June 30, 2021.  

Step Two of the Reopening Plan focuses on the resumption of more outdoor activities and limited indoor services with small numbers of people where face coverings are worn, with other restrictions in place.   

Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen includes but is not limited to: 

  • Outdoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 25 people; 

  • Indoor social gatherings and organized public events with up to 5 people; 

  • Essential and other select retail permitted at 50 per cent capacity; 

  • Non-essential retail permitted at 25 per cent capacity; 

  • Personal care services where face coverings can be worn at all times, and at 25 per cent capacity and other restrictions; 

  • Outdoor dining with up to 6 people per table, with exceptions for larger households and other restrictions; 

  • Indoor religious services, rites, or ceremonies, including wedding services and funeral services permitted at up to 25 per cent capacity of the particular room; 

  • Outdoor fitness classes limited to the number of people who can maintain 3 metres of physical distance; 

  • Outdoor sports without contact or modified to avoid contact, with no specified limit on number of people or teams participating, with restrictions; 

  • Overnight camps for children operating in a manner consistent with the safety guidelines produced by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health; 

  • Outdoor sport facilities with spectators permitted at 25 per cent capacity; 

  • Outdoor concert venues, theatres and cinemas, with spectators permitted at 25 per cent capacity; 

  • Outdoor horse racing and motor speedways, with spectators permitted at 25 per cent capacity; 

  • Outdoor fairs, rural exhibitions, festivals, permitted at 25 per cent capacity and with other restrictions. 

Ontario may remain in Step Two for a period of approximately 21 days to allow the most recent vaccinations to reach their full effectiveness and to evaluate any impact of moving to Step Two on key public health and health care indicators.  

Ontario Moving to Step Two of Roadmap to Reopen on June 30 

O. Reg. 488/21: Rules For Areas In Stage 2 


 


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