May 9, 2020 / 4:00 PM / 23 days ago

Trudeau warns premature reopening could send Canada 'back into confinement'

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 9 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that if provinces move too quickly to reopen their economies, a flare-up of the coronavirus pandemic could send Canada “back into confinement this summer.”

Trudeau, who represents a Montreal, Quebec riding, said on Saturday that he is concerned about the virus’ spread in that province, the country’s epicenter. (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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