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Covid-19: Canada’s largest city moves back into lockdown

Toronto is moving back into lockdown after grim projections show Canada is on the brink of being overwhelmed by Covid-19.

Canada’s largest city will close most non-essential businesses and services, beginning Monday.

Cases are rising across the country, and several other regions have had to increase restrictions.

There are currently about 5,000 new cases of coronavirus a day across the country.

The country’s chief public health official, Dr Theresa Tam, said the second wave has “far surpassed” peak levels from the first in the spring.

If things remain the same, Dr Tam said the country is on the trajectory to see 20,000 cases a day in five to six weeks. Read from source….