The coronavirus pandemic has led to a series of restrictions that have been imposed across all over the world. A selection of measures was also implemented among the Canadian provinces, and several regional changes will take place soon.
Newfoundland and Labrador
The restrictions will be eased as the alert level will be reduced step by step, starting with level 5. At level 4, some medical procedures will be allowed. Activities that are deemed to be low risk, among which we can mention golf, hunting, and fishing, will also take place. Several low-risk businesses will also receive the permission to resume activity.
Schooling will not be resumed this year in Nova Scotia, while a decision related to daycare centers will be announced by June 8. Some health restrictions have been eased, but citizens are encouraged to follow social and physical distancing rules for now. Trails and provincial parks will be open for the public soon, but playground equipment will remain unavailable for now.
Prince Edward Island
The members of a household have the permission to gather indoors with up to five other people. Screenings will continue for a while, and all the people who enter the region will have to undergo mandatory isolation for two weeks. Selected medical services are now available. Outdoor activities can take place as long as they are non-contact and involve up to five individuals from different households.
Elementary schools and daycare centers that are not in the Montreal area will be open soon, but strict hygiene standards will be followed. Libraries, gyms, and cafeterias will remain close for known. Attendance isn’t mandatory, and many parents have already opted to keep their children at home for now. Schools located in the greater Montreal region will be open from May 25. Construction and manufacturing activities will also begin soon, but some shift restrictions will be imposed.
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