Ontario reports under 100 coronavirus cases for 7th day in a row

Ontario reported 79 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday. It marks the seventh day in a row that the province has reported fewer than 100 new cases. “There … Read More

Ontario reports 70 new coronavirus cases marking lowest increase since March

Ontario reported 70 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday. It’s the sixth consecutive day of cases below 100, and the lowest single-day increase in cases since March 22 … Read More

Ontario reports 116 new coronavirus cases, 1 death as active cases continue to decline

Ontario reported 116 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 39,449. “Locally, 27 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, … Read More

Ontario reports 124 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths; total cases top 39,300

Ontario reported 124 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the provincial total to 39,333. “Locally, 28 of 34 public health units are reporting five or fewer cases, … Read More

Music, gym and COVID-19: How non-core classes will operate in Ontario schools

September will mean back to school — but not back to normal — for students in Ontario. And one area that will see big changes amid the coronavirus pandemic is … Read More

Canada saw 221 new coronavirus cases Saturday — all of them from Ontario and Quebec

Canada added 221 novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, all in Ontario and Quebec. In Canada, the total number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed is 107,326, while 8,773 people have died. According … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario introduces ‘social circles’ allowing interaction outside of household

The Ontario government is introducing “social circles,” aimed at allowing residents to interact with individuals outside of their household as restrictions continue to ease amid improving coronavirus case numbers. The … Read More

Ontario reports 323 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths as total cases top 27,500

Posted May 30, 2020 10:42 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario reported 323 new cases of novel coronavirus Saturday morning, … Read More

Coronavirus: Customers without masks can be refused service, experts agree

If you were hoping to get out of putting on a face mask to visit stores and other businesses demanding customers wear one, think again. Experts agree with remarks Ontario … Read More

Could the public be to blame for the lack of coronavirus testing in Ontario?

The Ontario government has been under fire for not reaching its daily benchmark for coronavirus testing often enough, but health officials have now hinted that the public may also share … Read More

Testing underway in London, Ont., for non-invasive ventilation mask

Researchers in London, Ont., have begun testing a new non-invasive ventilation mask that aims to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus during treatment while lessening the demand for … Read More

Ontario reports 308 new coronavirus cases, 35 deaths as total cases top 20,500

Posted May 11, 2020 10:37 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario reported 308 new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday … Read More

Ontario reports 294 coronavirus cases marking lowest increase since late March

Ontario reported 294 new cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 20,238. It’s the lowest increase in cases since March … Read More

London, Ont., researchers first in world to treat COVID-19 with specialized dialysis

Researchers in London, Ont., say they’ve been able to treat COVID-19 with a specialized dialysis procedure, marking a global first in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The team is … Read More

Coronavirus: Plan to reopen Ontario economy will be revealed ‘early next week’

Premier Doug Ford says the plan to reopen Ontario’s economy will come “early next week.” Ford made the remarks during his daily briefing at Queen’s Park Friday, as he also … Read More

Coronavirus: Feds approve Ontario’s request for military help at long-term care homes

The federal government has approved Ontario’s request for military assistance at long-term care homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s public safety minister has announced. “Long-term care is a unique … Read More

Prince Edward Island successful in slowing growth of coronavirus cases

CHARLOTTETOWN – Canada’s smallest province finds itself in an enviable position during the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 26 people who have tested positive since the outbreak began, and 23 of … Read More

Ontario reports 401 new coronavirus cases, including 21 deaths as total cases top 7,000

Ontario reported 401 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus Sunday morning, including 21 deaths, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 7,049. The death toll has risen … 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

Toronto-area rabbi pleads for physical distancing during Passover

A Toronto-area rabbi is pleading for Jews observing Passover to stay at home and practise physical distancing. Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, spiritual leader and executive director at Chabad Flamingo in Thornhill, … Read More

Coronavirus testing will be expanded after shortfalls revealed: provinces

The shortcomings of Canada’s COVID-19 testing strategy came to the fore Wednesday as Ontario’s premier admitted to “unacceptable” testing rates, Quebec promised to aggressively root out infections in long-term care … Read More

Coronavirus: Additional death reported at Bobcaygeon, Ont. nursing home, total at 24

An additional coronavirus-related death was reported at a Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home Sunday, raising the overall death toll from the outbreak at the long-term care centre to 24. In a … Read More

Ontario reports 408 new coronavirus cases, 25 deaths as total cases top 4,000

Ontario reported 408 new coronavirus cases in the province Sunday morning, including 25 deaths, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 4,038. The death toll has risen … Read More

Ontario confirms 209 new coronavirus cases in biggest single-day spike yet, 2 deaths also reported

Posted March 29, 2020 10:45 am Ontario reported 209 new cases of novel coronavirus on Sunday morning, marking the biggest single-day increase in cases since the pandemic began. The total … Read More

Ontario government to discuss ban on gatherings of more than 5 people, Doug Ford says

Premier Doug Ford says his cabinet will be meeting on Saturday to discuss new measures aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic, including banning gatherings of more than five people. Ford … Read More

Ontario reports 151 new coronavirus cases, number of active cases rises to 1,118

Posted March 28, 2020 1:07 pm Updated March 28, 2020 1:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario health officials reported … Read More

Coronavirus: Health-care worker at Markham, Ont. long-term care home tests positive

A health-care worker at a long-term care home in Markham has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) said the frontline worker contracted the disease … Read More

Coronavirus: 3rd death related to COVID-19 reported in Ontario

Posted March 21, 2020 2:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials in Ontario reported a third COVID-19-related death in … Read More

‘We need to hear from you’: Doug Ford appeals to businesses to make medical supplies

Premier Doug Ford appealed to Ontario’s business community Saturday, asking that any company that can produce medical supplies reach out to the provincial government amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. “We … Read More

Coronavirus: Police lay out consequences if Ontario emergency orders aren’t followed

Ontario Provincial Police have laid out possible consequences if emergency closure orders that were issued by the Ford government earlier this week aren’t followed. “(OPP) wants to ensure everyone is … Read More

Criminal and family trials on hold as Ontario court takes new steps on COVID-19

All family and criminal trials before the Ontario Court of Justice are being suspended in light of growing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The court, which handles the bulk of … Read More

Ontario police forces adjust non-emergency services to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

By Allison Jones The Canadian Press Posted March 18, 2020 4:28 pm Updated March 18, 2020 4:32 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

Some people in their 30s with coronavirus being placed on ventilators: Ontario health minister

Posted March 18, 2020 3:53 pm Updated March 18, 2020 3:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario’s health minister says … Read More

Coronavirus: Mandatory quarantine in Philippines leaves Canadians trapped abroad

Torontonian Melissa Woolfson and her boyfriend, Devin, are trapped halfway across the world after the Filipino city of Bacolod, where they currently reside, released an executive order, quarantining everyone in … Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario to suspend all eviction notices, enforcement amid COVID-19 spead

Posted March 16, 2020 10:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Ontario government says it is suspending all new eviction … Read More

Close daycares, bars, restaurants, and churches amid pandemic: Ontario government

The Ontario government is expanding its call for closures in the province amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. In a statement sent out Monday evening, Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister … Read More

Ontario and Quebec cannabis distributors see sales spike amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 16, 2020 8:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Some provincial cannabis … Read More

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