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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the editor of CollingwoodToday.ca

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Recent Work by Erika

COVID outbreaks increase in Ontario, but cases decreasing

COVID outbreaks increase in Ontario, but cases decreasing

COVID-19 has been the cause of, or a contributing factor, in the deaths of 13,378 people in Ontario since the pandemic began
Ontario wastewater shows increase in virus, COVID stats steady

Ontario wastewater shows increase in virus, COVID stats steady

COVID-19 indicators steady with little increase or decrease over the past few weeks
COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths plateau in Ontario

COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths plateau in Ontario

For about two weeks, little has changed in the number of new cases, hospitalizations or deaths
Ontario COVID cases, deaths, hospitalizations on steady decline

Ontario COVID cases, deaths, hospitalizations on steady decline

6,033 cases confirmed last week, which is less than half the 14,086 confirmed in the first week of May
Ontario reports 14 deaths, 163 COVID patients in ICUs

Ontario reports 14 deaths, 163 COVID patients in ICUs

After today, we will not be publishing the Ontario daily updates and will be moving to weekly updates
165 COVID patients in ICU, 11 more deaths reported today

165 COVID patients in ICU, 11 more deaths reported today

Confirmed cases, hospitalizations and ICU counts have decreased this week compared to last
1,024 COVID-positive patients in Ontario hospitals

1,024 COVID-positive patients in Ontario hospitals

151 COVID patients in ICU beds, 384 deaths in last 30 days
Ontario reports 18 more deaths, 168 COVID patients in ICUs

Ontario reports 18 more deaths, 168 COVID patients in ICUs

The daily update included 1,969 new lab-confirmed COVID cases
THE BIG READ: Saving the Great Lakes, one laundry load at a time

THE BIG READ: Saving the Great Lakes, one laundry load at a time

Microfibres are everywhere, including our dinner plates and drinking water. A team of scientists in small-town Ontario has zeroed in on a major culprit—washing machines—in search of a solution
401 COVID deaths confirmed in last 30 days in Ontario

401 COVID deaths confirmed in last 30 days in Ontario

Between four and 21 people have died each day since April 12