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 2021-11-28 21:51 

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Two Ontarians who travelled to Nigeria test positive for omicron COVID-19 variant...

Two people from Ottawa who recently travelled to Nigeria have tested positive for the new, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant of concern that first emerged in southern Africa, becoming Canada's first two cases....

 2021-11-28 15:02 

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Ontario reports highest COVID-19 case count in nearly six months...

Ontario reported its highest COVID-19 case count in nearly six months on Sunday, with 964 cases and one additional death....

 2021-11-27 15:13 

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Ontario logs 854 more cases of COVID-19, two additional deaths...

Health officials in Ontario are reporting 854 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as well as two additional deaths linked to the disease....

 2021-11-26 16:00 

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Ford calling on Ottawa to immediately ban flights from countries linked to new COVID-19 variant...

Premier Doug Ford is calling on Ottawa to ban all flights and passengers from countries that are linked to a newly discovered variant of concern found in Africa....

 2021-11-26 15:07 

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Ont. reports 927 new COVID-19 cases and 6 more deaths; highest case count since early Sept....

Ontario reported over 900 new COVID-19 cases and six more deaths on Friday, the highest single-day case count in nearly three months....

 2021-11-25 15:09 

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Ontario reports 748 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths...

Ontario is reporting a slight rise in the daily case count week-over week with nearly 750 new infections confirmed over the past 24 hours....

 2021-11-25 10:18 

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Child COVID-19 vaccine clinics ramping up in Ontario on Thursday...

COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged five to 11 are ramping up in Ontario today....

 2021-11-24 20:28 

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Over 31,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked for kids in Toronto; doses to be administered starting tomorrow...

Over 31,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments for children aged five to 11 have been booked in Toronto so far, with city-run clinics, schools and pharmacies gearing up to administer vaccines starting tomorrow....

 2021-11-24 18:22 

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Provincewide healthcare impacts less likely during current COVID wave: Ontario Health...

Modelling suggests Ontario intensive care units could be treating around 200 COVID-19 patients by January, but the head of the agency overseeing the health system says a provincewide reduction in services is less likely to happen during this wave of the p...

 2021-11-24 16:07 

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Fifteen Ontario public schools are now closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks...

Fifteen of Ontario's public schools are now closed due to COVID-19 spread the highest number of school closures seen in the province to date this year, with the number of closures now exceeding what occurred at this point in the 2020 school year....

 2021-11-24 15:14 

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Ontario reports 591 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths...

Ontario reported nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases and seven more deaths on Wednesday as the seven-day rolling average of new infections continued to rise....

 2021-11-23 19:58 

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COVID-19 recovery top priority in throne speech, but GG provides little detail...

The continuing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and the work needed to recover are the undercurrents of Liberal plans for this session of Parliament and throughout Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's first speech from the throne....

 2021-11-23 17:30 

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Ontario vaccine centre employee charged in COVID-19 vaccine booking portal data breach...

A government employee is among two people charged following an investigation into a security breach related to Ontario's COVID-19 immunization system....

 2021-11-23 16:07 

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Number of Ontario schools closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks hits double digits for first time this year...

The number of Ontario schools that are closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks has reached double digits for the first time this school year....

 2021-11-23 15:04 

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Ontario reports 613 new COVID-19 cases; six additional deaths...

Ontario reported more than 600 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as low testing overall volumes continue to produce test positivity rates of more than three per cent....

 2021-11-23 10:10 

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Ontarians can book COVID shots for kids aged five to 11 starting today...

Ontario families can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments for kids aged five to 11 starting today....

 2021-11-22 16:17 

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Ontario investigating potential security breach associated with COVID-19 vaccine portal...

Ontario authorities are investigating reports of a possible security breach associated with the provincial COVID-19 vaccine booking portal....

 2021-11-22 15:08 

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Ont. logs 627 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more virus-related death...

Ontario is reporting more than 600 new COVID-19 cases as the number of breakthrough infections surpasses new cases among unvaccinated individuals today....

 2021-11-22 13:54 

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Kids ages 5-11 in Ontario will be eligible to book COVID-19 shot starting Tuesday...

The province says starting tomorrow, children ages 5 to 11 will be able to book their appointment to receiving their COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-11-22 12:58 

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More than 300 TDSB staff members placed on leave as vaccine policy comes into effect...

The Toronto District School Board says more than 300 staff members who did not comply with the board's vaccination mandate have been put on administrative leave starting today....

 2021-11-21 15:23 

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Ontario reports 741 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths...

For the fourth consecutive day, Ontario is reporting more than 700 new cases of COVID-19 as the average daily case count in the province continues to rise....

 2021-11-20 15:15 

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Ontario reports 728 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths...

Ontario reported more than 700 new COVID-19 cases and five more deaths on Saturday....

 2021-11-19 15:06 

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Ontario reports 793 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths...

Ontario is reporting nearly 800 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths on Friday as Health Canada approved a vaccine for children aged five and up....

 2021-11-19 14:35 

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Health Canada approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11...

Health Canada has officially approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in children ages 5-11....

 2021-11-19 00:32 

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Scarborough Islamic school closed after 13 cases of COVID-19 identified...

Students at an Islamic school in Scarborough will be temporarily dismissed from in-person classes and activities starting on Friday due to a COVID-19 outbreak....

 2021-11-18 20:34 

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Safety concerns, confusion mark rollout of symptomatic COVID-19 testing program for Ontario pharmacies...

Ontario is moving forward with a plan to conduct symptomatic COVID-19 tests inside neighbourhood pharmacies, as Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy workers continue to express doubts about safety and other pharmacy chains refuse to participate or sit on the fence...

 2021-11-18 20:11 

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Feds to announce approval of COVID-19 vaccine for kids on Friday...

The federal government is set to announce Friday that Health Canada has approved the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11, then later detail plans to ease some of the pandemic-related measures at the border....

 2021-11-18 18:35 

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Ontario to send rapid antigen tests home with all 2.2 million school children for winter break...

Ontario is preparing to send a pack of five rapid antigen COVID-19 tests home with every school child in the province in time for winter break, in a massive effort to screen kids over the holidays and prevent infected kids from re-entering schools in Janu...

 2021-11-18 15:03 

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Ont. reports more than 700 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day total since late Sept....

Ontario is reporting more than 700 new COVID-19 infections today, the highest daily case count recorded in the province in nearly two months....

 2021-11-17 19:58 

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Pharmacies can safely test people with COVID-19 symptoms: Elliott...

Ontario's government defended its plan Wednesday to allow people with COVID-19 symptoms to get tested for the virus in pharmacies, even as opposition legislators and public health experts expressed safety concerns....

 2021-11-17 17:37 

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Feds to lift PCR COVID test requirement for short trips...

Canadians making short trips out of the country could soon have an easier time coming back home....

 2021-11-17 16:25 

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Ontario reports 128 new COVID-19 cases tied to schools...

Ontario reported 128 new COVID-19 cases tied to public schools on Wednesday, the highest single-day tally recorded in more than one month....

 2021-11-17 15:08 

CP24

Ont. reports 512 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths...

Ontario is reporting more than 500 new COVID-19 infections today as daily case counts continue to rise week-over-week....

 2021-11-16 17:06 

CP24

Ontario to allow symptomatic COVID-19 testing inside pharmacies...

Ontario's Ministry of Health is allowing pharmacies to conduct COVID-19 tests on symptomatic patients for the first time and tests could get underway as soon as this week....

 2021-11-16 15:10 

CP24

Ontario reports 481 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death...

Ontario reported nearly 500 new COVID-19 cases and one more death on Tuesday as the seven-day rolling average continued its upward trend....

 2021-11-15 16:40 

CP24

Active school-related cases of COVID-19 back above 1,000 as Tory expresses hope that vaccination of younger children can begin by end of month...

The number of active cases of COVID-19 associated with Ontario's public schools has surpassed 1,000 for the first time in weeks....

 2021-11-15 15:23 

CP24

Toronto food bank visits were up nearly 50 per cent over last year amid COVID-19 pandemic...

There were a record 1.45 million visits to Toronto food banks during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic as new clients outnumbered existing clients for the first time ever, according to a new report....

 2021-11-15 15:07 

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Ontario reports 552 new COVID-19 cases today, 3 more deaths...

Ontario is reporting more than 500 new COVID-19 cases today, the highest single-day total reported on a Monday since late September....

 2021-11-15 10:17 

CP24

Ontario long-term care staff must have first COVID vaccine to attend work today...

Ontario long-term care staff must have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose to go to work today....

 2021-11-14 15:03 

CP24

Ontario reports 666 new COVID-19 cases; 7 additional deaths...

Ontario reported its highest COVID-19 case count in nearly 40 days on Sunday, as the number of so-called "breakthrough4; cases in fully vaccinated individuals rivaled cases among the unvaccinated for the first time since the summer....

 2021-11-13 15:17 

CP24

Ontario reports 661 new COVID-19 infections, 6 more deaths...

Ontario is reporting more than 600 new COVID-19 cases and six more deaths on Saturday....

 2021-11-12 16:08 

CP24

ICU occupancy could hit 200 in January as COVID-19 cases rise in most PHUs: science table...

Most public health units in Ontario are seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases and ICU occupancy could hit 200 early in the New Year, according to new modelling data released by Ontario's science table today....

 2021-11-12 15:46 

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95 per cent of Ontario long-term care staff have two COVID vax doses: Ministry...

The Ontario government says 98 per cent of staff in the province's long-term care homes have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 95 per cent have two....

 2021-11-12 15:16 

CP24

Ontario reports nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more virus-related deaths...

Ontario is reporting nearly 600 new cases of COVID-19 today and five more virus-related deaths....

 2021-11-11 15:06 

CP24

Ontario reports 642 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths...

Ontario reported its highest single-day count of new COVID-19 cases in more than one month on Thursday, sending the rolling average of new cases well above 500 per day....

 2021-11-10 16:13 

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Ontarians have until Friday to get first COVID-19 shot and be fully vaccinated for Christmas...

Friday is the last day for unvaccinated individuals to receive their first dose and subsequently their second dose in order to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Christmas....

 2021-11-10 15:02 

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Ontario reports 454 new COVID-19 cases, 9 more deaths...

Ontario is reporting more than 400 new COVID-19 cases today and nine more virus-related deaths as the average daily case count exceeds 500 for the first time in weeks....

 2021-11-09 18:50 

CP24

Schools across the GTA received rapid antigen COVID-19 tests 3 times in October...

The five public health units responsible for nearly 2,000 public schools in the Greater Toronto Area deployed rapid antigen COVID-19 tests to schools a total of three times in the first month they were allowed....

 2021-11-09 16:22 

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Small changes could put Ont. back on track as COVID-19 cases steadily rise: Jni...

The head of Ontario's Science Advisory Table says rising COVID-19 case counts in the province are an "early sign" that we are on the wrong trajectory and people must reassess their own behaviour to help bring things under control....

 2021-11-09 15:12 

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Ontario reports 441 new COVID-19 cases and 3 more deaths; highest testing positivity rate in nearly 2 months...

Ontario is reporting more than 400 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths on Tuesday as the testing positivity rate hit a high not seen in nearly two months....

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