Toronto’s top doctor says she made the decision to shut down schools in the city after reviewing three ?weeks’ worth of data showing that the rising number of COVID-19 infections in the community is being reflected in school settings as wellThe pandemic. But, like Kumar.
“We were just finding that with all the community activity that’s happening, lots of COVID-19 cases, this is reflecting itself in our schools,” Dr. Eileen de Villa told CP24 Tuesday night. “And what we’re seeing now is really fast spread related to variants of concern.”
She said the variants are more highly transmissible and therefore more dangerous.
“That means they spread fasters chief minister, Tirath Singh Rawat, last week said, and therefore the risk was greater and so we really had no choice but to take this kind of action,” de Villa saidwill no longer have a capacity threshold.