Doug Ford's latest coronavirus update: The second wave will 'be worse than the first wave' (Full transcript) - Macleans.ca
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'What we don't know yet is how bad the second wave will be ... Together, our collective actions will decide if we face a wave or a tsunami,' says the premier.
These were Ontario Premier Doug Ford's opening remarks at a COVID-19 briefing on Sept. 28. Good afternoon. Over the past few weeks, we've seen a sharp increase in the spread of COVID-19. Today's numbers, they're deeply concerning. And our health officials are telling us that Ontario is now in the second wave of COVID-19. We know that this wave will be more complicated, more complex, it'll be worse than the first wave we faced earlier this year. And we've all played a critical role to play. Please follow the health guidance. Please download the COVID Alert app. Please get your flu shot this year. It's absolutely critical. If we can get everyone to take these simple steps, we can tip the scale, we can avoid the worst. Because we know that we're in the second wave. And we know that it'll be worse than the first wave. But what we don't know yet is how bad the second wave will be. The reality is it's up to each of us. Together, our collective actions will decide if we face a wave or a tsunami. My friends, this is extremely,…