Tag: gyms

Several Ontario gyms are reopening. They’re citing a ‘physical therapy’ exception intended for people with disabilities

Several Ontario gyms have recently reopened under an exception in the province’s lockdown regulations intended to serve people with disabilities — raising concerns that they are exploiting a legal loophole and creating a public health risk. The exception in the Reopening Ontario Act allows a fitness facility to open solely for use by persons with…

The COVID-19 trend in Ontario is troubling. Bars and gyms might be the problem

The “steady” growth in COVID-19 infections province-wide has one expert who keeps a close eye on the trends concerned. While there haven’t been dramatic spikes in daily case counts, the increases have been consistent “for a prolonged amount of time,” said Ryan Imgrund, a biostatistician at Newmarket’s Southlake Regional Health Centre. “That’s where I get…