Provincial News Release
As announced today, the COVID-19 response level on the province’s Pandemic Response System is being raised to restricted (orange) from caution (yellow) to reflect the increased severity of the risk. View news release. A detailed listing of changes is included in the published media backgrounder.
The Chief Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Brent Roussin, has indicated that the move to the restricted (orange) level will not affect schools. Schools will remain at the caution (yellow) level at this time to ensure youth can remain in school as much as possible. At this time, public health officials continue to recommend a school-specific approach when risk is identified.