Most Ontarians believe the pandemic will last 1 to 2 years and favour continued COVID-19...
Most Ontarians believe the COVID-19 pandemic, which struck in March, will last one to two years, a new Star poll suggests.
The Campaign Research survey also found a vast majority of respondents want restrictions to continue until the end of November to curb the spread of coronavirus infections, which have risen to new heights in recent weeks.
This comes as Premier Doug Ford is expected to announce Tuesday a new framework that would allow businesses, such as restaurant, bars, and gyms in Toronto, Peel, York, and Ottawa, to re-open for indoor services.
Campaign Research polled 1,118 people across Ontario and found 23 per cent believe the pandemic will last one year, 21 per cent a year and a half and 14 per cent two or more years. Rick Madonik / Toronto Star file photo