The Ontario government is easing COVID-19 restrictions on some businesses — including restaurants and gyms — beginning the end of January Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday.
Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 31, these settings will have a capacity limit of 50 per cent, some of which were previously closed: Restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments without dance facilities. Retailers, including grocery stores and pharmacies. Shopping malls.
Non-spectator areas of sports and recreational fitness facilities, including gyms. Cinemas. Meeting and event spaces. Recreational amenities and amusement parks, including water parks. Museums, galleries, aquariums, zoos and similar attractions. Casinos, bingo halls and other gaming establishments. Religious services, rites, or ceremonies.
In addition, social gathering limits will increase to 10 people indoors, 25 people outdoors.
Events with spectators such as sporting events or concerts or theatres will be capped at either 500 people or 50 per cent seated capacity, whichever is less, officials said.
The province plans to lift more restrictions on Feb. 21 and March 14.
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