COVID-19: Hugging days are here again as Ontario announces plans for expanded social groups
June 12, 2020
For some families, that’s going to be a godsend. But for others, deciding who is or isn’t in the circle, or who gets to see a friend and who doesn’t, could be a lot more complicated, according to David Carr, an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Toronto.
“I think one of the big challenges with this is it certainly penalizes larger, or non-traditional households,” he said. “Let’s say you have three kids, I mean, you barely can have each of your kids see a friend and if your kids each see one friend you’re already done.”