COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19: Outbreak declared after 14 cases linked to London funeral; dozens asked to quarantine

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Dozens of people who attended a funeral service and burial earlier this month in the city are being urged to quarantine and to get tested, after 14 cases of COVID-19 were linked to the event, prompting an outbreak declaration by the Middlesex-London Health Unit. Between 180 and 300 people …

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London Central Library closed after staff test positive for COVID-19

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The London Public Library has temporally closed the Central Library branch after reporting several staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The branch at 251 Dundas St., is closed, including pick-up services for the foreseeable future while contact tracing and a deep cleaning of the building take place. Ellen Hobin, …

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2 COVID-19 outbreaks declared at Guelph General Hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Guelph General Hospital says COVID-19 outbreaks are being declared on its 4 East and 7 East units. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon after four patients and one staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Read more: Moderna says COVID-19 booster shot increases protection against some variants “For …

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Investigation into workplace fatality at National Steel Car continues, says province

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Ministry of Labour says an investigation into workplace fatality at a Hamilton railroad manufacturer in late April is ongoing. Inspectors have now made three visits to National Steel Car after a 35-year-old painter was found unconscious and transported to hospital with vital signs absent in an April 23 …

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17 COVID-19 cases now linked to Belleville General Hospital outbreak

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A COVID-19 outbreak at Belleville General Hospital in Eastern Ontario continues to grow, with 17 cases associated as of Tuesday. The outbreak is located on the hospital’s Quinte 5 unit, and began last week. The cases are a mixture of staff and patients. As of Monday, six patients and …

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Major COVID-19 outbreak linked to Kingston construction site, 32 cases associated

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a Kingston construction site, says the medical officer of health for the region. According to Dr. Kieran Moore, as of Tuesday, there are 32 COVID-19 cases associated with the site, making it the largest workplace COVID-19 outbreak seen in the region. Moore would …

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Public health looking into possible COVID-19 outbreak at quarantine hotel in Toronto

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Toronto public health officials are investigating a possible COVID-19 outbreak at a hotel where travellers arriving in Canada by plane are expected to quarantine. In a statement issued over the weekend, Toronto Public Health says it is aware of cases in people linked to the workplace at the Crowne …

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India pushes COVID-19 vaccine drive for all adults as daily cases top 400K

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of the federal government, the country’s vaccine factories and the patience of its 1.4 billion people. The world’s largest maker …

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COVID-19: 104 new cases in London-Middlesex, 11 in Lambton Public Health

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting 104 new people have tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday but there have been no new deaths. It …

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at long-term care centre in Kelowna

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

All visits to a long-term care residence in Kelowna have been temporarily suspended following a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. Interior Health says one resident and one staff member at Spring Valley Care Centre have tested positive for the illness caused by the coronavirus. The health agency says contact …

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