Doug Ford calls deal to buy rapid COVID-19 tests ‘a game changer’

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says a deal announced by the Canadian government to buy millions of rapid coronavirus tests is “a game changer” as the province looks to build testing … Read More

Doug Ford calls on Health Canada to focus on reviewing rapid COVID-19 antigen tests

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has called on Health Canada to focus on reviewing rapid COVID-19 antigen tests in the hope that one will be approved and used to alleviate the … Read More

Coronavirus: Ford says Ontario to start expanded testing this weekend

TORONTO – Premier Doug Ford says Ontario will be testing symptomatic and asymptomatic front-line health-care workers starting this weekend, as well as doing a second round of testing in long-term … Read More

Ontario health unit announces random spot test plan, as provincial testing lags

TORONTO – Ontario’s COVID-19 testing levels lagged well below its capacity for a fifth straight day Friday, as at least one local health unit looked to boost its numbers through … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario says testing guidelines will expand to anyone with COVID-19 symptoms

Posted May 14, 2020 9:37 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says testing guidelines will be … Read More

Coronavirus: How Ontario is planning to hit 16K daily COVID-19 tests by May 6

Ontario health officials say the province is currently aiming to conduct 16,000 coronavirus tests per day by May 6 following widespread criticism about it’s COVID-19 testing strategy. That projection is … Read More