Canada’s largest city lifts state of emergency imposed due to COVID-19

The authorities of Toronto, Canada’s largest city, have decided to lift the state of emergency introduced in 2020 at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to an Ukrinform correspondent, this Twitter Toronto Mayor John Tory wrote.

“After discussions with city officials, I have officially terminated the Toronto emergency declaration I signed in March 2020 – the first time in our city’s history,” Tory said.

At the same time, he stressed that the fight is not yet over, because “COVID-19 remains active in the city.” “However, this is a significant sign of progress,” the mayor said.

Read also: Poland is preparing to end the state of the COVID-19 epidemic, which lasted more than two years

Note that there are still more than 30,000 active cases in Canada COVID-19. In total, more than 3.7 million Canadians have been diagnosed with coronavirus since the beginning of 2020. The disease has claimed 39,788 lives in Canada.

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