THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ontario reported no new deaths linked to COVID-19 on Monday, after reporting 10 new deaths on Sunday. The province says there are 1,213 people hospitalized with the virus, up from 1,167 on Sunday, though more than 10 per cent of hospitals did not report data during the weekend. The number […]

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BEIJING (AP) – Authorities in Shanghai have again tightened anti-virus restrictions, just as the city was emerging from a month of strict lockdown due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Notices issued in several districts said residents were ordered to stay home and are barred from receiving nonessential deliveries as part of […]

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New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows a spike in the rate of youth hospitalized for eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The numbers show the rate of eating disorder hospitalizations in Canada was 15 per 100,000 in the two years leading up to the onset of […]

By Daniel Adam
Staff Writer
dadam@fortfrances.com

The NWHU’s latest numbers show 151 active cases including two outbreaks — one at Rainy River Long Term Care Home, and the other at La Verendrye General Hospital. Kit Young Hoon, NWHU’s medical officer of health says cases look fairly stable. Despite the stable numbers, she says this does not […]

THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ontario is reporting 16 deaths linked to COVID-19 today after reporting zero on Monday. The province says one of those deaths occurred earlier but was added to today’s tally as part of a data cleanup. The Ministry of Health says there are 1,699 people hospitalized due to COVID-19, an increase […]

THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ontario is reporting 16 deaths linked to COVID-19 today after reporting zero on Monday. The province says one of those deaths occurred earlier but was added to today’s tally as part of a data cleanup. The Ministry of Health says there are 1,699 people hospitalized due to COVID-19, an increase […]

Press release

Riverside Health Care in conjunction with the Northwestern Public Health Unit has declared a COVID-19 Outbreak at La Verendrye General Hospital. To further enhance our team’s ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, additional precautions are being taken including, but not limited to: General visitors will be restricted for […]

Press release

Riverside Health Care in conjunction with the Northwestern Public Health Unit has declared a COVID-19 Outbreak at Rainy River Long Term Care Home affecting both residents and staff. To further enhance our team’s ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, additional precautions are being taken including, but not limited […]

Ontario is reporting 1,730 people in hospital with COVID-19 today and 219 in intensive care. That’s up from 1,455 people in hospital on Monday, with no change in the number of COVID-19 patients in ICUs. The province recorded 13 new deaths from COVID-19 today, and one more that the government […]

By Laura Osman
THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – Federal ministers defended the government’s use of the Emergencies Act Monday as they announced an independent public inquiry to investigate the use of the act to end blockades at Canadian border crossings and in Ottawa earlier this year. The Liberal government declared an emergency under the act for […]

By Ken Moritsugu
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BEIJING (AP) – Workers put up fencing and police restricted who could leave a locked-down area in Beijing on Tuesday as authorities in the Chinese capital stepped up efforts to prevent a major COVID-19 outbreak like the one that has all but shut down the city of Shanghai. People lined […]