New water tests show 7 of Toronto's 11 public beaches aren't safe for swimming

Toronto Beach

Toronto's Public Health authority has declared 7 of the city's 11 public beaches temporarily unsafe for swimming.

Officials say recent water samples have come back from lab test with high levels of bacteria that might pose a risk to your health, including E. coli.

The agency warns against swimming near Toronto's beaches after storms, floods, or heavy rainfall. 

Only Gibraltar Point, Centre Island, Woodbine Beach, and Kew Balmy Beach are safe to swim.

The following beaches are flying red flags:

Marie Curtis Park East Beach
Sunnyside Beach
Hanlan's Point Beach 
Ward's Island Beach
Cherry Beach 
Bluffer's Beach Park
Rouge Beach