Ontario reports 170 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths; 124K more vaccines administered

Ontario reported 170 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to date to 549,156. For comparison, last Saturday 176 cases were reported. Three new … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit adds 10 cases Friday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit added another 10 … Read More

Quebec reports more than 100 new COVID-19 cases again, hospitalizations drop

Quebec recorded 101 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death Friday amid a slight uptick in infections in the province. The latest daily tally marks the third consecutive day that … Read More

Ontario reports 192 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Ontario is reporting 192 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 548,986. According to Friday’s report, 43 cases were recorded in Toronto, 25 in Peel Region, 18 … Read More

Longer gap between Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots boosts antibodies higher, study finds

A longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a British study found on Friday, but there is a sharp … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU would support mandatory vaccination at Western University

The Middlesex-London Health Unit says it would support a mandatory vaccination policy at Western University, should the university wish to implement such a policy. Western announced in May that it … Read More

Vestiaire St-Joseph food bank in Shediac to start home delivery

The Vestiaire St-Joseph food bank in Shediac, N.B., has a new set of wheels to help feed people in need amid and after the pandemic. “It is going to make … Read More

Clearer messaging needed on COVID-19 vaccination in Beauce region, local mayor says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 22, 2021 2:50 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The mayor of a town … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 7 cases, 10 recoveries

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton On Thursday, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported … Read More

Quebec adds 99 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Quebec reported 99 new COVID-19 infections and three additional deaths Thursday as the pandemic continues. The latest daily tally of cases is the second day in a row that cases … Read More

Ontario reports 185 COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

Ontario is reporting 185 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 548,794. According to Thursday’s report, 22 in Grey Bruce, 17 in Hamilton, 18 in Toronto, 11 … Read More

Sarnia, Ont. mayor expects U.S. border restrictions for Canada to last past Aug. 21

The mayor of Sarnia, Ont., which borders Port Huron, Mich., is anticipating that border restrictions announced by the United States government on Wednesday will extend beyond Aug. 21. Mayor Mike … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 12 new cases July 21

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported twelve COVID-19 … Read More

Quebec back up above 100 new COVID-19 cases

Quebec saw an uptick in infections with 103 new cases linked to the COVID-19 health crisis on Wednesday, but reported no additional deaths. On Tuesday, there were 76 new cases, … Read More

Ontario reports 135 COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

Ontario is reporting 135 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 548,609. According to Wednesday’s report, 12 cases were reported in Waterloo Region, 26 in Toronto, 13 … Read More

Manitoba divisions complete air system upgrades as new school year looms

Nearly all of Manitoba’s school divisions say they’ve made changes to air quality in their classrooms since the pandemic began. With vaccines ramping up and COVID-19 cases going down, 200,000 … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU adds 3 cases, says over half of residents 12+ fully vaccinated

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported three new … Read More

Quebec reports 76 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

In Quebec, health authorities recorded 76 new COVID-19 infections but no additional deaths Tuesday. Since the last update, another 83,673 doses of the novel coronavirus were administered in the province. … Read More

As COVID-19 surges in U.S., is Canada lifting border rules too early? Experts are mixed

The imminent reopening of the U.S.-Canada border to fully vaccinated American travellers next month is drawing mixed reactions from health and economic experts in both countries, some of whom are … Read More

Over 50% of all Canadians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Over half of all Canadians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as case counts and hospitalizations continue to fall across the country. As of Monday evening, 50.2 per cent of … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 19 cases from Saturday to Monday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported 19 new … Read More

Quebec adds 61 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to fall

Quebec reported 61 new cases and one additional death Monday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues across the country. The latest update comes as the province announced it will longer … Read More

Ontario reports 130 COVID-19 cases, 0 deaths

Ontario is reporting 130 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 548,347. According to Monday’s report, 16 cases were reported in Waterloo Region, 18 in Toronto, 14 … Read More

Ontario reports 177 COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

Ontario is reporting 177 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 548,217. According to Sunday’s report, 33 cases were recorded in Grey Bruce, 32 in Waterloo Region, … Read More

Canada’s 2nd dose vaccinations surpass U.S. as Americans grapple with COVID-19 surge

The percentage of Canadians who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 has for the first time surpassed the United States. As of the afternoon of July 17, Canada had vaccinated … Read More

Ontario reports 176 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths; 169K more vaccines administered

Ontario reported 176 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 548,040. “Locally, there are 37 new cases in Toronto, 20 in the Region … Read More

Here’s what provinces are planning for COVID-19 reopening across Canada

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities. Most of … Read More

‘I take it personally’: How this Ottawa woman helped dozens get their COVID-19 shot

Ariel Troster, by her own admission, spends her “whole day in front of a computer.” This helps her see every posting about a pharmacy offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines, or new … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London reports 10 cases, 6 recoveries July 16

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton On Friday, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported … Read More

Quebec reports 83 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

By Victoria Bakos Global News Posted July 16, 2021 11:25 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec reported 83 new COVID-19 … Read More

Ontario reports 159 new COVID-19 cases as more than 60 per cent of adults fully vaccinated

Ontario is reporting 159 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the eighth straight day cases are below 200. The provincial case total now stands at 547,864. According to Friday’s report, 34 … Read More

Ontario reports 159 new COVID-19 cases as more than 60% of adults fully vaccinated

Ontario is reporting 159 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the eighth straight day cases are below 200. The provincial case total now stands at 547,864. There is also now more … Read More

Quebec announces COVID-19 vaccine lottery to drive up numbers

Quebec will launch a lottery in order to get more people to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister Christian Dubé announced the initiative Friday as the province … Read More

Quebec launches $2 million COVID-19 vaccine lottery to drive up numbers

Quebec will launch a lottery for a total of $2 million in prizes in order to get more people to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Quebec officials to provide update on COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Quebec officials are set to provide an update on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout on Friday morning as the pandemic’s grip loosens on the province. Health Minister Christian Dubé will be joined … Read More

Thinking of going back to the gym? The movies? Here’s how to assess your COVID-19 risk

Ontario is opening its doors even further starting Friday, following the lead of many other provinces by allowing indoor dining and exercise classes, along with higher gathering limits. But even … Read More

Majority of Canadians want higher vaccination numbers before U.S. border reopened: poll

A strong majority of Canadians want to wait until three quarters of the population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before reopening the U.S. border to recreational travel, according to … Read More

MLHU lifts Oct. 2020 orders for sports, fitness ahead of Friday’s move to Step 3

The Middlesex-London Health Unit says its last remaining Section 22 Class Order, which placed COVID-19-related restrictions on indoor sports and recreational fitness activities, is now lifted. The health unit says … Read More

Ontario not considering making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for health-care workers: Doug Ford

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his government is not considering making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for health-care workers, saying it is their “constitutional right” to decide whether or not they want … Read More

COVID-19: Middlesex-London Health Unit reports 9 new cases, 1 more death

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported nine new … Read More

Ontario reports 143 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 143 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the seventh straight day cases are below 200. The provincial case total now stands at 547,705. According to Thursday’s report, 25 … Read More

Pandemic has worsened staff shortages in hospital emergency rooms: Montreal doctors

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 14, 2021 3:32 pm     Updated July 14, 2021 3:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 12 new cases, SWPH and LPH each report 1 death

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit reported 12 new … Read More

Quebec reports 75 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations drop below 80

Quebec reported 75 new COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths Wednesday as pandemic-related hospitalizations fell once again. The vaccination campaign saw another 92,825 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered … Read More

Ontario reports 153 new COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

Ontario is reporting 153 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the sixth straight day cases are below 200. The provincial case total now stands at 547,562. According to Wednesday’s report, 43 … Read More

France is introducing internal COVID-19 vaccine passports — will Canada follow suit?

Beginning in early August, people who want to go to a restaurant, bar, or movie theatre or take a train in France will have to show proof of vaccination or … Read More

Gardeners learn how to sow seeds for the future at community garden in Moncton

Gardeners in New Brunswick are learning the importance of collecting seeds from their vegetable gardens following a gardening boom and seed shortage brought on by the pandemic. Alicia Clarkson is … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU reports 8 cases, 2 deaths on Tuesday

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Vaccinations and testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Eight cases of COVID-19 and two deaths, … Read More

MLHU focuses on outreach amid ‘4th wave’ of COVID-19 in unvaccinated people

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is hoping to reach unvaccinated residents amid what medical officer of health Dr. Chris Mackie has described as a “fourth wave of COVID” among that subset … Read More

Quebec records 54 new COVID-19 cases as more Pfizer vaccine arrives

Quebec added 54 new cases but no additional deaths Tuesday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues. Since the last update, the province gave another 88,600 shots of the novel coronavirus vaccine. … Read More

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