Omicron rapid spread prompts Liberals to limit num

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
The lightning spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant is prompting federal politicians to reconsider the wisdom of having several hundred MPs crammed together in the House of Commons.

Government House leader Mark Holland announced Tuesday that the Liberals will “greatly reduce” the number of their MPs in the chamber and intend to hold entirely virtual caucus meetings for the time beingthere had been about 1.2 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada sinc.

Liberals are following the advice of public health officials, who are warning Canadians that “now is not the time for mass gatherings and that smaller is better,” Holland said, noting that the experience in other countries suggests the Omicron variant is as much as eight times more contagious than the Delta variantA number of people are seen i.

It’s particularly important to limit gatherings of MPs who “are coming from all areas in the country and will be returning to all areas of the countryThe sunny weather Saturday on a closed stretch of Lakeshore Ave. for ActiveTO.,” he added.

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