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Federal quarantine hotel in Toronto won’t be fully closed after 13 staff test positive for COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 4, 2021 6:49 pm 2:31Toronto Public Health looking into possible COVID-19 outbreak at quarantine hotel WATCH ABOVE: Toronto Public Health is investigating a possible COVID-19 outbreak at a quarantine hotel in Etobicoke. Erica Vella reports. TORONTO — Public health officials in Toronto say they won’t fully shut down a federal quarantine hotel for international travellers where more than a dozen staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.Thirteen staff at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel had tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday.Toronto Public Health says inspections on Tuesday found some areas for improvement like more restrictions in the lunch room, more signage and centralized screening. Trending Stories It says the workplace implement...

Travellers can avoid paying for Canada’s hotel quarantine

Travellers entering Canada by air can avoid paying more than $1,000 each for a mandatory quarantine because the federal government will pay the whole bill, Global News has learned.In fact, the government is providing free accommodations at one of the most comfortable spots on Toronto’s airport strip: all someone arriving from outside Canada needs to tell health officers is that they can’t afford the three-day package at one of the 19 hotels enrolled in the government program.Or, in the case of an Ontario woman returning home after several months outside the country, all it takes is for the original hotel to mess up the reservation and not have a room ready on arrival.The woman, who Global News agreed not to identify because she fears reprisals from the government for speaking about her exp...

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