Ontario reports more than 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,320 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 499,412. Wednesday’s case count is higher than Tuesday’s which saw 2,073 new infections. On Monday, … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario government looking to extend provincewide stay-at-home order into June

The Ontario government is looking to extend the provincewide stay-at-home order past its scheduled end date of May 20 and into June amid the third wave of COVID-19, sources tell … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,700 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,716 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 495,019. Monday’s case count is lower than Sunday’s which saw 3,216 new infections. On Saturday, … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

Ontario reported 3,216 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 492,303. For comparison, last Sunday 3,723 cases were reported.Forty-seven new deaths were also … Read More

Ontario reports 3,166 new COVID-19 cases but says possible underreporting due to technical issue

Ontario is reporting 3,166 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 486,223. However, the ministry of health noted that “due to a technical issue with the … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,424 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 483,057. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 2,941 new infections. The case … Read More

Ontario reports just under 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths

Ontario is reporting 2,941 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 479,633. Wednesday’s case count is slightly higher than Tuesday’s which saw 2,791 new infections. It … Read More

COVID-19: 2nd team of Newfoundland and Labrador health-care workers en route to Ontario

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A team of Newfoundland and Labrador health-care workers took off for Ontario Tuesday morning, hoping to help their central Canadian colleagues battle a deadly third wave … Read More

Ontario reports 2,791 new COVID-19 cases, lowest increase since beginning of April

Ontario is reporting 2,791 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 476,692. Tuesday’s case count is the lowest increase in daily cases since April 1 when … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,700 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths

Ontario reported 3,723 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 470,465. For comparison, last Sunday 3,947 cases were reported. Twenty-three new deaths were … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,300 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths

Ontario reported 3,369 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 466,733. For comparison, last Saturday 4,094 cases were reported. “Locally, there are 1,050 … Read More

Ontario reports 3,887 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,887 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 463,364. Friday’s case count is higher than Thursday’s 3,871 and Wednesday’s which saw 3,480 new infections … Read More

Ontario reports 3,871 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,871 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 459,477. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s 3,480 and Tuesday’s which saw 3,265 new infections … Read More

Ontario reports 3,480 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,480 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 455,606. Wednesday’s case count is lower than Tuesday’s 3,265 new infections and is the fourth day … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario fiscal watchdog releases pandemic insolvency report Wednesday

TORONTO — Ontario’s fiscal watchdog says insolvencies in the province dropped by 24 per cent last year despite the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Financial Accountability Office says the … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario fiscal watchdog releasing pandemic insolvency report Wednesday

TORONTO — Ontario’s fiscal watchdog will release a report today on the impact of the pandemic on insolvencies across the province. The Financial Accountability Office says it conducted the study … Read More

Ontario reports 3,265 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,265 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 452,126. Tuesday’s case count is lower than Monday’s 3,510 new infections and is the third day … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,900 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario reported 3,947 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 445,351. For comparison, last Sunday 4,250 cases were reported. Twenty-four new deaths were … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 4,100 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario reported 4,094 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 441,404. “Locally, there are 1,191 new cases in Toronto, 1,014 in Peel, 406 … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario won’t lower AstraZeneca vaccine age threshold currently given limited supply

Ontario won’t be lowering the age threshold required to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine currently despite a new recommendation Friday from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). A spokesperson … Read More

Ontario reports 4,505 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,505 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The provincial total now stands at 437, 310. Friday’s case count has jumped back over 4,000 after Thursday recorded 3,682 new … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 3,700 new COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths as ICU patients surpass 800

Ontario is reporting 3,682 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 432,805. Thursday’s case count has dipped back below 4,000 after Wednesday recorded 4,212 new infections. … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,200 new COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,212 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 429,123. Wednesday’s case count has jumped back into the 4,000s after Tuesday recorded 3,469 new … Read More

COVID-19: Ford government hints at some sort of paid sick leave support after months of refusal

After months of refusal, the Ford government is hinting some sort of paid sick leave support for workers in Ontario could be implemented amid the surging COVID-19 pandemic. Government officials … Read More

Ontario reports 3,469 new COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,469 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The provincial total now stands at 424,911. Tuesday’s case count is lower than Monday’s which saw 4,447 new infections. On Sunday, … Read More

Confusion mounts over AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario amid delay reports

Confusion is mounting over possible delays to upcoming AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario. Premier Doug Ford’s office released a statement Monday which said that, in addition to previously announced … Read More

Ontario told to prepare for delays to 2 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments, premier’s office says

The Ontario government has been told to prepare for delays to two upcoming AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments, Premier Doug Ford’s office said Monday. A statement from Ford’s office said that … Read More

Ontario police forces to focus on education rather than enforcement of new powers

TORONTO – Ontario police forces say they’ll focus their efforts on educating the public about the importance of following the COVID-19 measures. The public became outraged after Solicitor General Sylvia … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,400 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,447 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 421,442. Monday’s case count is higher than Sunday’s which saw 4,250 new infections. On Saturday, … Read More

Doug Ford contacting consulates to try and get more COVID vaccines for Ontario, spokesperson says

A spokesperson for Premier Doug Ford says he has begun contacting consulates in a bid to get more COVID-19 vaccines for Ontario. Ivana Yelich said Sunday that Ford began reaching … Read More

Ontario reports 4,250 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths

Ontario reported 4,250 coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 416,995. Eighteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the provincial death toll to … Read More

Ontario to ‘scope down’ new police COVID-19 powers, source says, as playgrounds allowed to reopen

TORONTO — Furious criticism of new anti-pandemic powers that allow police in Ontario to stop any motorist or pedestrian and ask where they live and why they’re not home prompted … Read More

Ontario to ‘scope down’ new police COVID-19 powers, source says

TORONTO — The Canadian Press has learned that the Ontario government is expected to backtrack on new police powers to enforce anti-pandemic measures. A source with knowledge of the discussions … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,300 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths

Ontario reported 4,362 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 412,745. “Locally, there are 1,162 new cases in Toronto, 936 in Peel, 430 in … Read More

Ontario government asks other provinces, territories to send nurses as COVID-19 cases surge

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 16, 2021 12:50 pm     Updated April 16, 2021 12:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Ford says province does not need Red Cross help after Trudeau offers help with mobile vaccine teams

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has refused the offer of aid from the Canadian Red Cross, shortly after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced it was sending it to help the COVID-19 … Read More

Trudeau sending Red Cross to help Ontario amid an increase in COVID-19 cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says more doses of COVID-19 vaccines are coming soon from Pfizer-BioNTech, and the federal government will deploy the Canadian Red Cross to help Ontario with their … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,800 new COVID-19 cases, setting another single-day record

Ontario is reporting 4,812 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, marking another single-day high for the second day in a row. The provincial total now stands at 408,383. Friday’s case count … Read More

Ontario reports record-breaking 4,736 new COVID-19 cases as total count surpasses 400,000

Ontario is reporting 4,736 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a single-day high for Ontario since the pandemic began. The provincial total now stands at 403,571, surpassing the 400,000 milestone. The … Read More

Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout hampered by shipment delays, provincial government insists

Ontario government officials continue to insist the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout is still impacted by shipment delays amid news of clinics being shut down due to lack of supply. In … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,100 new COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths

Ontario is reporting 4,156 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 398,835. Wednesday’s case count is up from Tuesday’s which saw 3,670 new infections. On Monday, 4,401 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,600 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,670 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 394,679. Tuesday’s case count is a significant drop from Monday’s which saw 4,401 new infections. On … Read More

Ontario reports 4,401 COVID-19 cases, another record of ICU patients

Ontario is reporting 4,401 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 391,009. Monday’s case count is the second highest single-day increase to date, only slightly lower than … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,800 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

Ontario reported 3,813 coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 382,152. “Locally, there are 973 new cases in Toronto, 669 in Peel, 442 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,200 COVID-19 cases, second highest case count on record

Ontario is reporting 4,227 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second highest case count ever recorded, bringing the provincial total to 378,339. The previous record of cases in a single … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 3,300 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,295 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 374,112. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 3,215 new infections. On Tuesday, 3,065 … Read More

Ontario issuing stay-at-home order, declares 3rd state of emergency amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Ontario government has declared the province’s third state of emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic and is issuing a provincewide stay-at-home order effective Thursday at 12:01 a.m. The government is … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,200 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,215 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 370,817. Wednesday’s case count is higher than Tuesday’s which saw 3,065 new infections. On Monday, 2,938 … Read More

Ontario considering provincewide stay-at-home order, closing non-essential retail: sources

Global News has learned the Ontario government is currently considering implementing a stay-at-home order and closing non-essential retail businesses provincewide in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19. Sources … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 6,100 new coronavirus cases over past 2 days

Ontario reported 6,098 coronavirus cases over the past two days, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 358,558. On Friday, 3,089 cases were reported and on Saturday 3,009 … Read More

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