Elgin, Oxford, St. Thomas farms ordered to take extra measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) has issued an order outlining measures that must be followed at agricultural farms in Oxford and Elgin counties and in St. Thomas in order to mitigate … Read More

London health officials in Windsor as region deals with large coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Alex Summers is among three staff from the Middlesex-London Health Unit offering support to the Windsor-Essex County region as it faces an extensive outbreak of the novel coronavirus in … Read More

COVID-19 outbreak at Norfolk Country farm grows, 164 people test positive

A southwestern Ontario health unit says that a COVID-19 outbreak at a farm in Norfolk County has grown. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit says in an update on Tuesday that 164 … Read More

Coronavirus: Number of cases among migrant workers rises to 21 at St. Thomas-area farm

The number of confirmed cases among migrant workers at a St. Thomas-area greenhouse operation has risen to 21, local health officials say. The first case involving a worker at Ontario … Read More

120 workers test positive for coronavirus in outbreak on farm near Simcoe, Ont.

The mayor of Norfolk County says 120 workers at a local farm have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Kristal Chopp says in a statement that seven of the workers … Read More

Truck crash kills at least 23 Indian migrant workers laid off by coronavirus lockdown

A truck crammed with migrant labourers trying to reach their distant homes amid a nationwide lockdown crashed in northern India on Saturday, killing at least 23 and injuring 35. The … Read More