Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to make an announcement on Tuesday alongside the province’s Minister of Colleges and Universities Ross Romano.
As of Monday, there were 20 cases of COVID-19 at Queen’s University in Kingston on and off campus, 14 of which are variants of concern connected to an outbreak at a residence.
The health unit said of the six outlying cases at the school, five are the first-known strain of COVID-19 and one is currently under investigation.
Ontario reported 1,268 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 319,374. The death toll in the province rose to 7,162 as nine more deaths were recorded.
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