Latest measures aimed at curbing virus's spread will take effect as of 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday and will remain in place for at least 21 days, the province announced Monday.
Mayor also suggests "some form of opening for those businesses should at least be considered" after data shows only two per cent of recent outbreaks were linked to bars and restaurants.
Indoor dining at restaurants and bars will be prohibited, while gyms, movie theatres and casinos will be closed for at least 28 days under new rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.
The new measures include limiting the number of people in eating and drinking establishments to 100, with a maximum of six patrons allowed per table.
While fitness chains have beefed up their waivers, local restaurant owners say they won't be requiring customers to sign any legal forms.
Indoor drinking and dining in bars and restaurants have been given the go-ahead, and movie theatres, fitness centres and playgrounds are also permitted to get back up and running as of Friday.