The Canadian Press ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador are temporarily pulling out of the Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise in the region. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey said today anyone entering the province from the Atlantic region must isolate for 14 days […]

Staff Several cases in a Kenora surge have been linked to people not isolating while they wait for COVID-19 test results to return, because their symptoms have improved. Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has received reports of five positive COVID-19 test results in the Kenora region. That brings the Kenora count […]

Press Release Northwestern Health Unit has received reports of five new positive COVID-19 test results. Four of the new cases are in the Kenora region and there is one new case in the District of Rainy River. Follow up with the persons involved and their contacts has started according to […]

The Canadian PressJohn Cidley-Hill TORONTO – An education worker at a Toronto school has died from COVID-19. The child and youth worker was employed with the Toronto Catholic District School Board at the St. Francis De Sales School, officials said. Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce offered his condolences Wednesday to […]

The Canadian Press TORONTO – Ontario is reporting 1,210 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 28 new deaths due to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 361cases are in Peel Region, 346 are in Toronto, and 143 are in York Region. In the province’s long-term care homes, 619 residents […]

Press Release Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) urges the public to practise prevention measures as COVID-19 case counts increase in the Kenora region. In the past 17 days, 10 positive cases have been reported in the Kenora region, and three of these cases are currently hospitalized due to symptoms and risk […]

Staff WriterNatali Trivuncic A staff member with the Rainy River District School Board has tested positive for COVID-19, but board officials and the Northwestern Health Unit agree that the case brings no risk to the student body. Heather Latter, community outreach officer for the RRDSB, said in an email that […]

Robin McCormickDevlin correspondent The annual Emo Holly Daze are cancelled for 2020. As we all know precautions are being taken in every social gathering, and Holly Daze is no exception. Here’s hoping 2021 will be even bigger and better than previous years, though that’s pretty hard to beat. Hats off […]

Press Release Effective today, and until further notice, anyone who has travelled outside of Northern Ontario (Parry Sound to the Manitoba border) within the past 14 days are subject to new restrictions prior to entering any Riverside Long-Term Care facility. Visitors who have traveled to or stopped at any Urban […]

Staff WriterNatali Trivuncic The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) saw eight new COVID-19 cases announced this week: three in the Dryden/Red Lake region and five in the Kenora region. We currently have nine active cases; one of the Dryden cases is resolved, but two previous cases from Sioux Lookout are still […]

The Canadian Press TORONTO – Ontario is reporting 1,249 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 12 new deaths due to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 569 cases are in Toronto, 256 in Peel Region and 94 in York Region. The province also reported 133 new COVID-19 cases related […]