Ontario in grip of second Covid-19 wave that will be ‘worse than first’, officials say

  • Canadian province logs record 700 new daily infections
  • Rise in cases follows gradual reopening and return of schools

Ontario has set a new record for daily coronavirus cases, as the province officially entered its second wave of Covid-19, and officials warned that it will be “worse than the first”.

Ontario logged 700 new Covid-19 infections on Monday – well above the previous highest daily total of 640 on 24 April – as the premier, Doug Ford, warned residents to expect a “more complex” and “more complicated” surge of the virus in the coming weeks.

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