Coronavirus: ‘Zero tolerance’ for those who disobey physical distancing, Toronto police chief says

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Toronto’s police chief says officers are now taking a “zero tolerance” approach to dealing with those who violate physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus pandemic.“The public is pretty aware of what we’re asking for when it deals with physical distancing. So what we’re going to do is moving towards a zero tolerance [approach], with some common sense factors to it, effective today.” “The ones that are deliberately breaching, they’ll definitely be charged.” Saunders said as the public becomes more educated, those violating the rules are likely to be doing it deliberately. “We have reports of everything from bonfires on the beach, to hanging out in groups in parking lots, to playing pickup sports in closed areas, all of which involve groups of people who don’t live with each other…