Category: Education

COVID-19: 129 cases in London-Middlesex; more pharmacies set to dole out AstraZeneca shot: Holder – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Health officials in London-Middlesex reported 129 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday as the region and province entered the first day of a planned four-week stay-at-home order. In addition, 32 local […]

Ontario reports nearly 3,300 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

Ontario is reporting 3,295 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 374,112. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 3,215 new infections. On Tuesday, 3,065 new cases were recorded and 2,938 on Monday. It also marks the highest daily increase since Jan. 17. According to Thursday’s provincial report, 933 cases […]

Advocates call for accessible COVID-19 vaccine plan for migrant farm workers in Ontario

Advocates are raising concerns about temporary migrant workers not having timely access to information about Ontario’s plan to offer them COVID-19 vaccines. A recent letter from a group of medical experts and community service providers outlined some of the issues raised by temporary workers involved in early vaccination efforts, including both lack of notice and […]

COVID-19: Highlights of Ontario’s new measures as stay-at-home order set to take effect Thursday

A stay-at-home order will take effect across Ontario starting this Thursday at 12:01 a.m. That four-week measure, similar to one implemented in January, requires people to stay home except for essential trips like grocery shopping, accessing health-care services, work that cannot be done remotely and exercise. Here is a look at the new restrictions: Read […]

COVID-19: Ashley Oaks Public school in London temporarily closing due to ‘widespread exposure’ – London

The Thames Valley District School Board announced late Wednesday that Ashley Oaks Public school in London would be closing due to “widespread exposure” to COVID-19. In a statement, the board said a “high number” of students and staff are required to quarantine due to the “significant” exposure to COVID-19. There is no word on how […]

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