Published Monday, March 16, 2020 6:26AM EDT
Last Updated Monday, March 16, 2020 5:52PM EDT
The new directives come as the city acknowledged at a news conference Monday that there is some evidence of community spread, meaning cases where someone has contracted the virus without having travelled or been in close contact with someone who has travelled.
“We have some evidence of community transmission," said Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s chief medical officer of health. She said she knows of three cases “for which links could not be found,” and added that those cases are still under investigation.