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Coronavirus: Ontario's top doctor says strict measures needed at border, airport | FULL

Ontario chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams along with Dr. Dirk Huyer provided a COVID-19 update on Thursday as a stay-at-home emergency order came into effect across the province at 12:01 am. Dr. Williams said one of the reasons the stay-at-home came into effect was to stop the U.K. variant from becoming the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the province. Williams also discussed a possible closure of Toronto's Pearson International Airport by cutting off road and transit access, remarking that the province has to have "very strict measures at our borders, especially at the airport." Ontario is reporting 3,326 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 228,310. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 2,961 new infections. On Tuesday, 2,903 new cases were recorded. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7575698/ontario-coronavirus-cases-january-14-covid19/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #coronavirus #COVID19 #Ontario #GlobalNews

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