COVID-19 Toronto

COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 14

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Friday: CNE, Caribbean Carnival, Honda Indy among Toronto-led summer events cancelled for 2021 The City of Toronto says it is cancelling all major in-person, outdoor events until Sept. 6 — for the second year in …

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What goes into holding COVID-19 school pop-up clinics? Women’s College Hospital offers behind-the-scenes look

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

On a sunny Spring afternoon, a line has formed leading to General Mercer Junior Public School in Toronto. There is a big white tent and live music and laughter can be heard playing in the distance, and the atmosphere is festive. What looks like a school fair and feels …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 13

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday: Ontario residents 40 and older can book COVID-19 vaccines Ontarians aged 40 and older can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments across the province today. The province is opening eligibility to the age cohort through its vaccine booking …

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Ontario’s urban Indigenous communities, dialysis patients now have shorter COVID-19 vaccine intervals

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

The Ontario government has adopted recommendations from an advisory group to shorten the COVID-19 vaccine intervals for those in the province’s urban Indigenous communities and those undergoing hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. The guidance was recently updated on the provincial government’s website and came into effect immediately. Officials told Global …

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Ontario government reports 2,864 new COVID-19 cases, 25 new deaths

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

As the Ontario government marked administering more than six million COVID-19 vaccine doses across the province, it reported on Saturday there are 2,864 new, confirmed coronavirus cases. Saturday’s case count is lower than Friday’s, which saw 3,166 new infections reported. It was also reported that 25 people died since …

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Ontario government officially expands COVID-19 vaccines to 18+ at select pharmacies in hot spots

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

The Ontario government has officially expanded access to Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccines for those 18 and older at select pharmacies in hot spot communities. In a Wednesday announcement about mobile vaccine clinics visiting hot spot workplaces, officials also said Moderna vaccine doses would be expanded to pharmacies “this …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 7

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Friday: Toronto police’s enforcement teams lay 350 charges in 2nd week Toronto police says its stay-at-home enforcement teams laid 350 charges in its second week in action. There are 16 teams based around Toronto who …

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COVID-19: Toronto Public Health further limits in-person attendance in schools, educational settings

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

Health officials in Toronto have issued an order requiring schools and other educational settings to limit in-person attendance for most purposes, not just classes, in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Toronto Public Health says the order is meant to supplement the provincially mandated school closures and …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 6

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday: Ornge air ambulance transferred a startling high of 1,125 COVID-19 patients in April Ornge air ambulance says it transferred 1,125 COVID-19 patients in ICUs in April and another 183 patients from May 1 to …

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Federal quarantine hotel in Toronto won’t be fully closed after 13 staff test positive for COVID-19

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

TORONTO — Public health officials in Toronto say they won’t fully shut down a federal quarantine hotel for international travellers where more than a dozen staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. Thirteen staff at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel had tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. …

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