Andrea Horwath was trying to ask about COVID-19 restrictions.
978 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.
Ontario’s government told long-term care homes that staffing was on them.
Doug Ford’s Opposition is promising to pour billions more into long-term care.
"We cannot let this happen again, we cannot isolate these residents again."
Multiple families have reported that long-term care homes said they wouldn’t transfer patients to hospital.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, three companies that run long-term care homes have hired lobbyists with ties to Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives.
Workers will only be allowed to work in one long-term care facility, a change unions have been requesting for weeks.
“We think that goes to show just how much people need direct support, now.”
Just 26 MPPs attended the emergency session on COVID-19, instead of the usual 124.