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Coronavirus: Niagara Region moves to red-control level Monday as COVID-19 restrictions loosen

COVID-19 restrictions will loosen up on Monday throughout the Niagara Region.

Niagara is moving from grey-lockdown and into the red-control category of the province’s colour-coded restrictions system on Monday.

Read more: Niagara to stay in ‘grey-lockdown’ level of province’s COVID-19 framework

As in Hamilton, which is already in the red category, the loosening of restrictions in Niagara will allow restaurants, bars, gyms and personal service businesses to reopen with limitations.

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Niagara is one of nine public health regions to move restriction levels as part of a provincial announcement on Friday afternoon.

Read more: Vaccine distribution expands to shelters, as Hamilton reports 91 new cases of COVID-19

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The province is pulling the emergency brake on Simcoe-Muskoka and Thunder Bay in a bid to interrupt transmission and contain community spread.

Restrictions will also loosen in Chatham-Kent, Middlesex-London, Southwestern, Haldimand-Norfolk, Huron Perth and Grey Bruce on Monday.

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