There are at least 30,000 confirmed cases, more than half in New York state. So far, 384 people have died.
Canadian officials pleaded with those returning from spring break to go home and quarantine for 14 days and then stay home indefinitely as public health officials worry about yet another wave of travel related coronavirus infections.
“I wish anyone could give a date at which point this will all be behind us, but that really depends not just on what we do today, but what we keep doing tomorrow and into next week and into next month,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outside his home where he remains in quarantine after his wife tested positive for the virus.
Canada’s Health minister was more blunt and suggested the government will use all measures in its “tool kit,” including fines, if returning travelers do not abide by orders to stay home.
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[Original Source: CNN]