As Ontario COVID-19 cases continue to rise, parts of the province will be shutting down. \nIn a press conference on Friday, Doug Ford announced that both Toronto and Peel will go into lockdown. This regional Ontario COVID-19 lockdown will start this Monday, November 23 at 12:01 a.m. \nEditor's Choice: Ontario Is About To Be Hit With A Storm And Tons Of Snow\n\n\n“\n\n\nMy friends, I've been clear on this, the situation is extremely serious, and further action is required. \n\n\nDoug Ford\n\n\n\n"To protect what matters most, we need to get the community spread under control," Ford stated. \nThe new lockdown rules mean that no indoor private gatherings are permitted with anyone outside of your household.\nOutdoor gatherings are only allowed to have 10 people. \nNon-essential services, such as shopping malls are only allowed to stay open for pick-up and delivery.\nGyms, cinemas, and personal services must close as well. \nOn Friday, Ontario reported 1,418 cases of COVID-19, with Peel reporting 400 and Toronto reporting 393.