This order replaces the previous emergency order prohibiting events of over 50 people - one that police could enforce with a fine of $750 or more in some cases.
The province has put more restrictions on social gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
The death toll for COVID-19 has now passed that of SARS. "People can always hide symptoms, take Tylenol", he said.
Take everyday steps to reduce exposure to COVID-19 and protect your health: wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer; sneeze and cough into your sleeve; avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth; avoid contact with people who are sick; stay home if you are sick.
On Saturday afternoon, the Ontario health ministry reported that the province has an additional 151 cases of COVID-19, a figure that brings the provincial total to 1,144.
The crew checked on her yesterday and plans to move the healthy and asymptomatic to its sister ship, the MS Rotterdam, that recently anchored nearby.
The federal government is working with the Panamanian government and Holland America, which operates the Zaandam, in an effort to get the Canadians home.
A total of 41,032 patients have been approved for COVID-19 testing to date in Ontario.
This order does not apply to private households with five people or more, operating child care centres supporting frontline health care workers, and first responders, provided the number of persons at each centre does not exceed 50 people.
"As we add new labs, they have to go through testing to ensure that their tests are valid", said Yaffe.
"Right now is an absolutely critical time". "We were still hopeful that we would get through the Panama Canal and dock in Fort Lauderdale".
Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian citizen who was on a cruise has died from complications related to COVID-19 in Brazil.
She notes that about 30 per cent of people hospitalized are aged 40 and under.
The company in Kingsville, Ont., was originally approached by public health officials about its surplus of double-sided tape and foam.