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Leeds, Grenville, Lanark to go ‘green’ in Ontario’s COVID-19 framework

The Leeds. Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit will be going green next Tuesday as most of the province leaves the stay-at-home order. Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit says its region will be entering’ the green level of the province’s COVID-19 reopening framework Tuesday.

Along with most other regions across the province, save the Greater Toronto Area, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark will be moving out of Ontario’s lockdown Tuesday.

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Due to its low rates of COVID-19 transmission, the region will be at the province’s lowest colour-code level when the stay-at-home order lifts.

As of Friday, there are 17 active cases of the virus in the region.

As a result, most businesses, restaurants and personal services that were shuttered during the previous two months will reopen Tuesday.

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Nevertheless, the health unit is asking residents to continue to follow COVID-19 best practices and to only have close contact with members of their own household.

Gathering limits will return to 10 people inside and 25 people outside.

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