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Coronavirus: Salvation Army Christmas hamper program goes appointment-only amid pandemic – London

Coronavirus: Salvation Army Christmas hamper program goes appointment-only amid pandemic - London

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing some changes to the way London’s Salvation Army rolls out its annual Christmas hamper program this year. In years past, the annual campaign has seen Londoners wait in long lines outside of the Western Fair Agriplex to receive a hamper of food and toys …

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Coronavirus: 18 new cases in London-Middlesex as Elgin-Oxford records first death in months – London

Coronavirus: 18 new cases in London-Middlesex as Elgin-Oxford records first death in months - London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Eighteen people have tested positive for the coronavirus while another 11 have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported Wednesday. The region’s total case count is …

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Coronavirus: MLHU November case numbers highest to date; 5 cases in Huron Perth – London

Coronavirus: MLHU November case numbers highest to date; 5 cases in Huron Perth - London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton As of Tuesday, the Middlesex-London region has surpassed April’s case numbers for the worst month in terms of numbers of cases to date with a total …

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TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll – London

TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll - London

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a public school and a secondary school in the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). Late Monday, the school board confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 had been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at Laurie Hawkins Public School in Ingersoll. The second …

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Coronavirus: 1 death, 9 cases in London-Middlesex; 2 new deaths reported at Cedarcroft Place – London

Coronavirus: 1 death, 9 cases in London-Middlesex; 2 new deaths reported at Cedarcroft Place - London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton One person has died, nine people have tested positive for the coronavirus and 16 others have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported Monday. The region’s total …

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Toronto woman, 20, charged with hosting large indoor gathering: London police – London

Toronto woman, 20, charged with hosting large indoor gathering: London police - London

A 20-year-old Toronto, Ont., woman is facing charges under the Reopening Ontario Act after London police say they broke up a large indoor gathering over the weekend near Richmond Row, just a stone’s throw from where police broke up a massive house party a week earlier. It’s the third …

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Coronavirus: Opioid-related deaths steady, outreach agencies report rise in overdoses in London – London

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Outreach agencies in London, Ont., focusing on providing services for those who use substances and those living rough say collaboration, resourcefulness and ingenuity have been phenomenal, but more needs to be done for vulnerable populations. A provincial report released this month found that, “generally, the increased rate of opioid-related …

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Outbreak declared at Western University’s Perth Hall residency – London

Outbreak declared at Western University’s Perth Hall residency - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has declared a second outbreak at a Western University student residence. The Health Unit received a report Saturday that a third person at the University has tested positive for COVID-19 in the Perth Hall residence. The three students and those who came in close contact …

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Coronavirus: London-Middlesex sees 11 cases, 6 new cases in Elgin and Oxford – London

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Jump to: Hospitalizations – Schools – Outbreaks – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Eleven more people have tested positive for the coronavirus while 14 others have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported Saturday. It brings the region’s total case …

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Coronavirus: Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past? London, Ont., school boards say possibly – London

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The shift to online learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic could mark the end of ‘snow days,’ where a school-based or system-wide shutdown occurs due to inclement weather. London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) director of education Linda Staudt says having students and teachers be connected on virtual platforms …

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