Eleven months after the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, Andrea Horwath, NDP leader of the official opposition, says Andrea Horwath, the provincial treatment of major The health crisis requires full review of a public inquiry if the crisis occurs is over

The office of the official opposition leader said Thursday that Horwath had “tabled a bill that would allow for a full, public, independent judicial investigation into Ontario’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the province gets better on the next great health event is prepared and never repeats the same mistakes ”

“Today people need help to get out of the pandemic and hope this will be the final lockdown – and we can give it to them with urgent measures such as: B. to ensure that workers have paid sick days, to make schools safer with a cap on class size and the establishment of nursing homes, ”Horwath said in the media advisory service

“But soon, when the danger is behind us, there will be a time to investigate what went wrong so we can take active steps to make sure it never happens again. I think of the thousands of families who were torn apart by the loss of a loved one, to the frontline workers who did not have the personal protective equipment they needed to stay safe, and the questions that haunt us all like: If we did it would have done more in the past, how many people could we have saved? “

Horwath’s request comes after Prime Minister Doug Ford said in Ontario Legislature Wednesday that Horwath is always complaining, leading to an apology

“Why don’t you come to us to support the people of Ontario instead of just sitting there and criticizing and criticizing?” Said Ford, “It’s like hearing nails on a board and listening to you”

The Ontario health authorities saw the daily COVID-19 count rise to 1 on Thursday038 cases versus 847 the previous day, but the increase is still in line with a downward trend for the virus

Christine Elliott, deputy prime minister and secretary of health, tweeted that Toronto health officials reported 376 daily cases on Thursday, while the Peel region logged 142 cases and York logged an additional 122 cases

In Ontario there were 758 hospitalizations while 277 patients were in intensive care units, 192 with a ventilator

There have been more than 500 in Ontario since Wednesday000 vaccines administered, with 12383 more vaccinations were given

In the Hastings and Prince Edward area, health officials have registered one new case and 11 active cases

The health unit said 389 cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in the community since the pandemic began

No people were listed in the hospital, intensive care unit, or on a ventilator

In Canada there were a total of 834182 registered cases, of which 779761 are listed as restored

Globally, the total number of COVID-19 cases was 1101 million cases with 2 According to the Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, 43 million deaths have been reported

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