Toronto Public Health has confirmed staff members at Premier Doug Ford’s constituency office in Etobicoke have tested positive for COVID-19.
In a statement sent to Daily Hive, Ford’s spokesperson Ivana Yelich, was able to confirm cases have been reported among staff members; however, the total was not disclosed.
As for Ford himself, the Premier has not been in the office in the past two weeks and has not been exposed, according to Yelich.
“To allow for a deep cleaning, the office will be closed for the foreseeable future as services and support continues to be offered virtually,” said the statement.
“We thank the Premier’s constituents for their patience.”
On Friday morning, the province reported 896 new COVID-19 cases, a decrease from the 934 reported on Thursday.