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Ontario reports 887 new COVID-19 cases, three new deaths from virus

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 887 new COVID-19 cases today, as well as three new deaths from the virus. That's up from 788 daily new cases a week ago, and pushes the seven-day average up to 940.
Public health unit in Ontario reinstates tougher COVID measures amid surge of cases

Public health unit in Ontario reinstates tougher COVID measures amid surge of cases

WINDSOR, Ont. — A public health unit in southwestern Ontario said Sunday that it would soon reduce gathering limits and encourage work-from-home measures as the region faces a surge of COVID-19 cases. Dr.

Police investigate multiple suspected overdoses in Ontario

Police say they're investigating multiple suspected drug overdoses in a northern Ontario community.
Parents 'devastated' by death of eight-year-old daughter after London, Ont., crash

Parents 'devastated' by death of eight-year-old daughter after London, Ont., crash

An eight-year-old girl killed in a collision in southwestern Ontario last week was a bright and loving child whose death has devastated her family, the girl's parents said in their first public remarks since the tragedy.
Ontario reports 1,184 new cases of COVID-19, no additional deaths

Ontario reports 1,184 new cases of COVID-19, no additional deaths

Ontario is reporting 1,184 new cases of COVID-19 today, but no additional deaths linked to the virus. This is the third day in a row that the province has reported more than 1,000 new infections.
Omicron variant confirmed in Hamilton, Peel as daily COVID-19 case count tops 1,000

Omicron variant confirmed in Hamilton, Peel as daily COVID-19 case count tops 1,000

More cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant were confirmed in Ontario on Saturday as the province recorded more than 1,000 new virus cases for the second day running.
More Omicron cases crop up in Ontario amid Delta-driven surge

More Omicron cases crop up in Ontario amid Delta-driven surge

TORONTO — More cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 cropped up in various Toronto-area public health units Friday, as Ontario recorded its highest daily case count in six months.
Windsor hospitals under strain, asking public for help, patience

Windsor hospitals under strain, asking public for help, patience

WINDSOR, Ont. — Health officials in southwestern Ontario are warning the public about strained acute care and hospital capacity issues.

Stock up early on booze this holiday season, LCBO urges, citing supply chain issues

TORONTO — Ontario's foremost liquor purveyor is urging residents to stock up early this holiday season to prevent any supply chain-induced disappointments.
Ontarians aged 50 and older can soon book COVID-19 boosters

Ontarians aged 50 and older can soon book COVID-19 boosters

TORONTO — Ontario residents aged 50 and older can soon book COVID-19 booster shots and more people will become eligible in January, the province announced Thursday, amid rising virus cases and the new Omicron variant. Dr.