Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that the country could be sent "back into confinement this summer" if businesses reopen too quickly.
"We are still in the emergency phase," Trudeau said at a briefing Saturday.
"The vast majority of Canadians continue to need to be very careful.".
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that if provinces reopen too quickly, a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic could send the country "back into confinement this summer," Reuters reported.
"We are still in the emergency phase," Trudeau said, according to Reuters.
Canada is not alone in weighing the crushing economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic against the safety of reopening.
The country saw a record-breaking loss of 2 million jobs in April as the number of cases spiked from more than 9,500 to 54,000. »