COVID-19 (Page 2)

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at LifeLabs after being logged upon receipt at the company's lab, in Surrey, B.C., on March 26, 2020.

By Kelly Wang — The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported 22 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, along with 16 recoveries.  This brings the region’s total COVID-19 case count to 6,458 of which 6,113 cases have recovered.  At least 160 cases remain active in London and Middlesex.  The death toll hasContinue Reading

By Monika Sidhu — Premier Doug Ford announced that the province would be officially launching the COVID-19 alert app today. The premier urged all those in Ontario to download the app for it to work as effectively as possible. According to Peter Bethlenfalvy, the president of the treasury board ofContinue Reading

Screenshot of Premier Doug Ford's July 30 live stream announcing Ontario's school reopening plan. Ford is at the podium.

By Mira Williamson Elementary students can return to class full-time in September, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Thursday. “We are going to get our kids back to school in a way that looks and feels as much as it used to,” said Ford.  The Ontario government unveiled its plan toContinue Reading

Dr. Theresa Tam during Tuesday briefing

By Vicky Qiao— The federal government will work to increase drug supply for COVID-19 treatment and keep researching vaccine candidates, said Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam Tuesday. At the federal briefing, reporters asked about remdesivir, an antiviral medication used to treat  Canadians with severe COVID-19 symptoms. Dr.Continue Reading

Photo of Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Education Minister Stephen Lecce, Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria, and Brampton West MPP Amarjot Sandhu at a presser in a school gym.

By Mira Williamson Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday the provincial government’s $12 billion investment over the next decade for building and renovating schools. “One area that we must always invest in is our youth. And in growing communities like Brampton, we need shovels in the ground now to buildContinue Reading