Town of Perth ends state of emergency for COVID-19

Perth Ontario
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Posted on: August 3, 2020

The Town of Perth has ended the State of Emergency that was declared for the COVID-19 pandemic on April 7, 2020. The removal of the Town’s State of Emergency falls in line with
the ending of the Ontario State of Emergency this week.

Mayor John Fenik stated, “While all the health measures around the COVID-19 pandemic remain in place, it is time to move cautiously into the recovery phase. Everyone must continue to wear masks in public indoor places, follow social distancing guidelines and wash their hands regularly.”

The decision to end the State of Emergency was made by the Mayor in consultation with Town Staff and local Health officials on July 31, 2020.

For more information about the current status of local cases of COVID-19, go to the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit at healthunit.org/coronavirus.

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One thought on “Town of Perth ends state of emergency for COVID-19

  1. Untested

    But this town doesn’t have testing, sure many here cant travel out of town to get tested. Why is there no push for testing here?

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