With public health indicators trending in the right direction, the Ontario government will move the province into step two of its Roadmap to Reopen plan two days early.
Ontario will loosen more COVID-19 restrictions as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 30. Previously, the government had planned to implement step two on Friday, July 2. Now that the province is going into step two, here are the restrictions being loosened.
- outdoor gatherings with up to 25 people are allowed
- indoor social gatherings with up to five people inside
- essential businesses can open up to 50 per cent of capacity
- non-essential businesses can open up to 25 per cent capacity
- as many as six people can dine at the same table at an outdoor restaurant or bar patio
- outdoor fitness classes can be held so long as participants can remain three metres distance from each other
- personal care services can open at 25 per cent capacity so long as face coverings are worn at all times
- indoor religious services, including weddings and funerals, can operate at 25 per cent capacity in the room
- outdoor sports facilities, concert venues, horse racing, motor speedways, theatres, and cinemas can open to spectators at 25 per cent capacity
- outdoor fairs, rural exhibitions, and festivals can open to 25 per cent capacity with other restrictions
outdoor sports without contact or modified to avoid contact can be played
- overnight camps for children can operate so long as they are consistent with safety guidelines
For more information please visit the Roadmap to Reopen Plan. Feel free to contact our office with any questions.