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Ontario declares one-month lockdown as it battles surge of Covid cases

Order comes less than a week after plans to reopen businesses reversed while vaccine teams will target high-risk workers

Canada’s most populous region has declared a one-month stay-at-home order and announced plans for mobile vaccine teams to target high-risk workers – including teachers and factory and warehouse workers – as it battles a surge of Covid-19 cases.

Launching the measures on Wednesday, the Ontario premier, Doug Ford, pleaded with residents to remain at home. “The risks are greater and the stakes are higher,” said Ford.

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