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Coronavirus: Toronto Public Health recommending lower restaurant capacities, extending mask bylaw – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto Public Health recommending lower restaurant capacities, extending mask bylaw - Toronto

Toronto’s medical officer of health says she will be recommending lower restaurant capacities and extending the City’s mask bylaw by another six months in response to the growing number of coronavirus cases. “It’s plain to see there’s an immediate rising risk,” Dr. Eileen de Villa told reporters Monday afternoon …

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Toronto school temporarily closes after COVID-19 outbreak – Toronto

Toronto school temporarily closes after COVID-19 outbreak - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board says an elementary school in Scarborough is temporarily closed for one week after a coronavirus outbreak involving four people. In a memo released Sunday, Mason Road JPS will be closed from Monday, Sept. 28, to Friday, Oct. 2. The TDSB said three teachers and …

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Coronavirus: Around 600 people possibly exposed after 3 employees at Toronto bar test positive – Toronto

Coronavirus: Around 600 people possibly exposed after 3 employees at Toronto bar test positive - Toronto

Toronto Public Health (TPH) says around 600 people may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus after three staff members at a bar tested positive. In a news release issued Sunday, officials said the possible exposure period is from Sept. 13 to Sept. 22 at the Regulars Bar on …

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Coronavirus: 7 people linked to Toronto restaurant test positive, around 1,700 possibly exposed – Toronto

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Toronto Public Health (TPH) officials say seven people linked to a downtown restaurant have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and officials are now asking approximately 1,700 people to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Officials said five staff members and two patrons of Yonge Street Warehouse — located near …

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Coronavirus: 4 businesses being ordered closed by Toronto Public Health – Toronto

Coronavirus: 4 businesses being ordered closed by Toronto Public Health - Toronto

Toronto’s medical officer of health says she has ordered the closure of four hospitality-related businesses in response to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. “These are specific actions to arrest transmission of COVID-19,” Dr. Eileen de Villa told reporters at Toronto city hall Friday afternoon. “I am acting under …

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Coronavirus: Toronto Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at elementary school – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at elementary school - Toronto

Toronto Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a North York elementary school after officials say two students tested positive for coronavirus. Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health, announced the outbreak was declared on Friday at Glen Park Public School on Englemount Avenue, near Allen …

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Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Sept. 25

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Sept. 25

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Friday: Ontario reports 409 new cases of coronavirus Ontario is reporting 409 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 48,905. According to Friday’s provincial report, 204 new cases were recorded …

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Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Sept. 24

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Sept. 24

Here is a roundup of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday: Ontario reports 409 new coronavirus cases Ontario is reporting 409 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the provincial total to 48,496. According to Thursday’s provincial report, 151 new cases were recorded …

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Woman waits 7 hours for COVID-19 test, calls it ‘unacceptable in a modern city like Toronto’ – Toronto

Woman waits 7 hours for COVID-19 test, calls it ‘unacceptable in a modern city like Toronto’ - Toronto

When East Toronto resident Chelsea Kennedy and her husband started exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 she suspected could be seasonal allergies, she decided it would be best to get tested just to be safe. “I have a runny nose and I have a bit of a sore throat and coughing …

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Coronavirus: Toronto cancels major events through Dec. 31, Santa Claus parade to go virtual – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto cancels major events through Dec. 31, Santa Claus parade to go virtual - Toronto

TORONTO – Santa Claus will be doing things a little differently in Toronto this year. The City of Toronto says the 115th Santa Claus Parade is among the events that will be cancelled or altered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It says the parade will be holding an online …

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