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

338 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths in Ontario as total cases rise to 29,047

Wednesday’s report marks an increase of 1.2 per cent in total cumulative cases. That figure has mostly hovered between 1.1 and 1.6 per cent over the past week.Ontario has 791 … Read More

Rare look inside Toronto COVID-19 lab reveals equipment shortages and delays

Lajomee knows better than most how the COVID-19 testing process operates. Over the past six weeks, she’s been tested a staggering five times for the new coronavirus and each result … 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

Ontario conducting less than 3,000 COVID-19 tests despite daily capacity of 13,000

Ontario has been completing fewer tests for the novel coronavirus over the past week – just 2,930 on Tuesday. This is well short of the 19,000 daily tests the province said it would be completing by mid-April and raising concerns health officials aren’t capturing the full spread of the virus.