Skip to content

COVID-19 Local News

Elliot Lake hospital joining patient record-keeping alliance

Elliot Lake hospital joining patient record-keeping alliance

System allows health care providers across the region to quickly, easily and securely share patient files 
Ontario reports 1,791 new COVID cases Sunday

Ontario reports 1,791 new COVID cases Sunday

Today's report includes 1,353 recoveries and 18 new deaths.
Ontario reports 1,829 new COVID cases Saturday

Ontario reports 1,829 new COVID cases Saturday

Today's report includes 1,261 recoveries and 11 new deaths.
<updated>WATCH: </updated>People 75 and over can start online booking for COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 22

WATCH: People 75 and over can start online booking for COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 22

Vaccine rollout through pharmacies will be ramped up to more pharmacies in the coming weeks
One year since Ontario's classrooms first went virtual

One year since Ontario's classrooms first went virtual

Monday will mark a full school year since students returned from March Break, not to their classrooms, but to their kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms
Outbreak declared at Val Caron's Confederation Secondary School

Outbreak declared at Val Caron's Confederation Secondary School

Yes, schools are closed to in-person learning, but there are still reports of COVID cases associated with local school communities
One year of COVID-19: Pandemic pushback based on ideology, not science

One year of COVID-19: Pandemic pushback based on ideology, not science

Science North staffer brings us through the ‘infodemic’ of pandemic misinformation, and the resistance to public health guidelines
Canada-U.S. border closure extended until April 21

Canada-U.S. border closure extended until April 21

Bill Blair confirmed the extension of the closure in a tweet this afternoon
Sudbury schools remain closed but new cases may still be linked to class outbreaks in the coming weeks

Sudbury schools remain closed but new cases may still be linked to class outbreaks in the coming weeks

As of March 18 at 9:20 a.m., there were 38 active cases of COVID-19 in 18 schools in the Sudbury region
<updated>WATCH:</updated> Ontario on its way to administering 150,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day

WATCH: Ontario on its way to administering 150,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day

Watch the livestream feed of the press conference here