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ONTARIO: Outings on pause for long-term care residents in COVID-19 hotspots

Absences for medical or compassionate reasons will be permitted
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Outings for long-term care residents will be paused starting Thursday in COVID-19 hotspots.

The provincial government announced today that homes in Ottawa, Toronto, and Peel regions will not permit short-term and temporary absences for social or personal reasons. Only absences for medical or compassionate reasons will be permitted, according to the province.

A complete list of homes affected has been posted online.

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