Ontario reports more than 200 new COVID-19 cases for 1st time in three weeks

Ontario is reporting 218 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, jumping back into the 200s for the first time in three weeks. The provincial case total now stands at 549,952. The … Read More

Ontario reports 158 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 158 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a slight increase from the day prior. The provincial case total now stands at 549,734. On Tuesday, there were 129 new … Read More

Ontario reports 129 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

Ontario is reporting 129 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, a slight increase from the day prior. The provincial case total now stands at 549,576. On Monday, there were 119 new … Read More

Ontario reports 119 new COVID-19 cases, lowest daily increase in two weeks

Ontario is reporting 119 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the smallest daily increase in two weeks. The provincial case total now stands at 549,447. Monday’s case count is a significant … 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

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

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

Ontario reports 146 new COVID-19 cases as more than 7 million Ontarians fully vaccinated

Ontario is reporting 146 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the fifth straight day cases are below 200. The provincial case total now stands at 547,409. On Monday, there were 114 … Read More

Ontario reports 114 new COVID-19 cases, zero deaths for 2nd time in a week

Ontario is reporting 114 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the lowest daily count seen since early September. The provincial case total now stands at 547,263. The death toll in the … Read More

Ontario reports 183 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Ontario is reporting 183 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as case counts continue to hover above and below the 200 mark. The provincial case total now stands at 546,804. On … Read More

New Public Health Ontario COVID-19 data shows vaccines providing ‘high degree’ of protection

New COVID-19 vaccine data released by Public Health Ontario appears to reinforce the effectiveness of how shots are curbing the confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths. An epidemiological summary released by … Read More

Public Health Ontario COVID-19 data showing vaccines provide ‘high degree’ of protection

New COVID-19 vaccine data released by Public Health Ontario appears to reinforce the effectiveness of how shots are curbing the confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths. An epidemiological summary released by … Read More

Ontario reports under 200 new COVID-19 cases for 1st time since mid-September

Ontario is reporting 184 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, marking the first time the case count is below 200 in nearly 10 months. The provincial case total now stands at … Read More

Ontario reports 299 new COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths as numbers include older data amid cleanup

Ontario is reporting 299 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, however, officials said several cases from the count are from last year. The provincial case total now stands at 544,713. “Due … Read More

Ontario reports 210 new COVID-19 cases, lowest count since mid-September

Ontario is reporting 210 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the smallest increase in daily cases since Sept. 13. The provincial case total now stands at 544,414. Monday’s case count is … Read More

Ontario reports 256 new COVID-19 cases as province hits new record of 246K vaccinations

Ontario is reporting 256 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as the province crushes another single-day record for most vaccinations. The provincial case total now stands at 543,571. Friday’s case count … Read More

Ontario reports 256 new COVID-19 cases as province hits new record of 246K vaccinations in a day

Ontario is reporting 256 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as the province crushes another single-day record for most vaccinations. The provincial case total now stands at 543,571. Friday’s case count … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 300 new COVID-19 cases as test positivity continues to drop

Ontario is reporting 296 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, as test positivity hit its lowest point since late September. The provincial case total now stands at 531,278. Thursday’s case count … Read More

Ontario reports 255 new COVID-19 cases, lowest daily count and test positivity since September

Ontario is reporting 255 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the smallest daily increase since mid-September. The provincial case total now stands at 543,019. Wednesday’s case count is the third straight … Read More

Ontario reports 296 new COVID-19 cases and 60 deaths, an overestimation due to data cleanup

Ontario is reporting 296 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, which health officials said is an overestimation due to data cleanup. The provincial case total now stands at 542,764. Tuesday’s case … Read More

Ontario reports 270 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

Ontario is reporting 270 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the smallest single-day increase since mid-September. The provincial case total now stands at 542,468. Monday’s case count is the seventh straight … Read More

Ontario reports 345 new COVID-19 cases, 20% adults fully vaccinated

Ontario is reporting 345 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as the province reaches 20 per cent of adults who are fully immunized as well as another new daily milestone for … Read More

Ontario reports 370 new COVID-19 cases, another daily record of vaccinations

Ontario is reporting 370 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, as the province reaches another new daily milestone for the most shots administered in 24 hours hitting just over 210,000 doses. … Read More

Ontario reports 384 new COVID-19 cases, administers record of 203K vaccinations in a day

Ontario is reporting 384 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as the province reaches a new daily milestone for the most shots administered in 24 hours hitting nearly 203,000 doses. The … Read More

Canadian Armed Forces winding down COVID-19 task force at Toronto’s Sunnybrook hospital

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has begun winding down its operations at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre amid the recent receding number of COVID-19 patients in Ontario’s intensive care units. … Read More

Ontario reports 1st fatal case of rare blood clot after man received AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The Ontario government has reported the first fatal case of an extremely rare blood clot that has been detected in a small number of residents who received the AstraZeneca/COVISHEILD COVID-19 … Read More

What you can do and when under Ontario’s new 3-phase COVID-19 reopening plan

The Ontario government has unveiled a three-phase COVID-19 reopening plan that will gradually guide the province as it emerges from a weeks-long stay-at-home order imposed on all regions. Premier Doug … Read More

Ontario pausing use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine due to safety, supply concerns

The Ontario government is pausing the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the province due to safety- and supply-related issues. Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health, … Read More

Ontario government reports 2,864 new COVID-19 cases, 25 new deaths

As the Ontario government marked administering more than six million COVID-19 vaccine doses across the province, it reported on Saturday there are 2,864 new, confirmed coronavirus cases. Saturday’s case count … Read More

Canadian military’s COVID-19 medical task force assuming duties at Toronto’s Sunnybrook hospital

Just days after dozens of Canadian Armed Forces medical and logistical personnel were given their orders to assist Ontario’s strained hospital system as health-care workers tend to critically ill COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19: Canadian military preparing to send ICU nurses, medics after Ontario’s request for help

As Ontario continues to get a handle on the surging third wave of COVID-19 cases and crushing patient loads at intensive care units, the Canadian Armed Forces is preparing for … Read More

COVID-19: Military, Red Cross being sent to Ontario’s hospitals after provincial request for help

As Ontario continues to get a handle on the surging third wave of COVID-19 cases and crushing patient loads at intensive care units, the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian … Read More

1st known case of rare blood clot linked to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine confirmed in Ontario

The Ontario government has confirmed the first known case of a rare blood clot linked to the Astrazeneca-COVISHIELD COVID-19 vaccine in the province. According to a statement issued by the … Read More

Ontario Premier Doug Ford in isolation after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s office has announced he is self-isolating after being in close contact with a staff member in his office who tested positive for COVID-19. According to a … Read More

Science suggests low risk of outdoor COVID-19 transmission. Here’s why

In an effort to stem the tide of COVID-19, a blanket ban on outdoor recreational activities in Canada’s largest province, Ontario, has raised some questions about outdoor transmission. Under tightened … Read More

Ontario’s new COVID-19 restrictions include increased police powers, restricting gatherings

The Ontario government has unveiled several new COVID-19 restrictions aimed at curbing record-high cases in the province, including increased police powers, provincial border checkpoints and restricting outdoor gatherings. Premier Doug … Read More

COVID-19: Peel police officer accuses Global News journalist of agitating protesters, hugs attendees

A Peel Regional Police spokesperson says the service is looking into the conduct of an officer who accused a Global News journalist of “agitating” protesters by filming those in attendance … Read More

Peel officer suspended after hugging COVID-19 protesters, accusing journalist of agitating attendees

The Peel Regional Police service has suspended an officer who accused a Global News journalist of “agitating” protesters by filming those in attendance who are pushing for a Mississauga gym … Read More

Feds receive ‘draft’ request from Ontario for assistance as COVID-19 cases soar, spokesperson says

A spokesperson for Canada’s public safety minister says the federal government has received a “draft” request for assistance from the Ontario government as the province continues to grapple with record-high … Read More

COVID-19: Vaccine Hunters Canada volunteers working to eliminate booking appointment barriers

During the day Joshua Kalpin works as a software engineer, but by night he is hunting online – hunting for COVID-19 vaccine appointments on behalf of Vaccine Hunters Canada. “This … Read More

Hotels taking advantage of Canada’s COVID-19 quarantine rules, some travellers allege

When Natalia Pinzón boarded the flight for her trip to Toronto in March to start a first-year college program in the city, she was fully aware of Canada’s new quarantine … Read More

Over 600K Canadians have now been infected with COVID-19

Canada surpassed 600,000 cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, as much of the country continues to grapple with accelerating transmission and hospitalizations. The national total climbed to 600,667 as of … Read More

Why coronavirus testing strategies are changing as numbers spike

After months of effort to increase testing capabilities in Canada, some provinces have moved to restrict coronavirus testing as cases soar in many regions. Ontario and Alberta are no longer … Read More

A coronavirus Halloween has some parents spooked. Here’s how to keep it safe

For Jodie Katz, a Toronto-area mother of two, plans for Halloween were in the works back in September. There will be a candy scavenger hunt in her backyard, pumpkin decorating … Read More

A family gathering led to 15 coronavirus cases. Experts say it’s ‘inevitable’

A recent coronavirus outbreak linked to a family gathering in British Columbia set off a new alarm about the importance of physical distancing, even as provincial rules loosen up. While … Read More

Coronavirus: Experts wary of ‘out-of-towners’ as Ontario starts second phase of reopening

Ontario’s shift to regionally reopen the province has its benefits, experts say, but they’re concerned that messaging about who can do what — and where — might cause issues down … Read More

Too fast, too soon? How we’ll know whether Ontario reopened at the right time

Just over a week into the reopening of Ontario’s economy after months of lockdown over COVID-19, there is an eagerness to see if the moves made were the right ones. … Read More

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