Public health officials call for tighter restrictions, warn COVID-19 could spiral out of control

'People are playing fast and loose with bubbles all over the place,' says doctor.

Infectious disease experts say Canadian health authorities must tighten restrictions again or hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 will increase exponentially in the coming weeks.

Echoing comments made Tuesday by Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam, who said Canada is at a crossroads in its pandemic battle, experts in public health are urging governments to take decisive action to prevent the current resurgence of the virus from spiralling out of control.

Brandie Weikle · CBC News

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