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Ontario moving Toronto, Peel Region into lockdown starting Monday

The lockdown will limit non-essential retailers to curbside pickup, ban indoor dining at restaurants, close personal care services, and shutter indoor sports facilities.

Grocery stores, pharmacies and big box retailers will be deemed essential and remain open, with capacity limits.

Schools and child care centres will remain open.

The lockdown will last a minimum of 28 days and the province says it will fine people $750 for violating public health rules.

Premier Doug Ford says the lockdown is needed to get alarmingly high levels of community transmission in Toronto and Peel under control.
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