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The number of new laboratory-confirmed cases in Ottawa dropped slightly on Oct. 17 compared to previous days.The number of new laboratory-confirmed cases in Ottawa dropped slightly on Oct. 17 compared to previous days.

Slight drop in new Coronavirus cases in Ottawa on Saturday | CTV News

Halton, Eastern Ontario, Hamilton and Durham — as well as York Region — have been seeing more than 25 new cases per week per 100,000 residents.Halton, Eastern Ontario, Hamilton and Durham — as well as York Region — have been seeing more than 25 new cases per week per 100,000 residents.

Ontario is reporting 805 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, marking six straight days of more than 700 daily cases recorded in the province. Ontario is reporting 805 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, marking six straight days of more than 700 daily cases recorded in the province. 

According to Friday's provincial report, 213 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 135 in Peel Region, 108 in Ottawa, 62 in York Region, 46 in Halton Region and 27 in Durham Region. According to Friday's provincial report, 213 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 135 in Peel Region, 108 in Ottawa, 62 in York Region, 46 in Halton Region and 27 in Durham Region.

Ontario reports 712 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths | Globalnews.ca

Thursday, Oct. 15: It's not just about 'bad apples,' says one reader. But viruses don't spread themselves, notes another. You can write to us too, at…

Today's letters: Who's responsible for the spread of COVID-19? | Ottawa Citizen

Today's letters: Who's responsible for the spread of COVID-19?

Today's letters: Who's responsible for the spread of COVID-19? | Ottawa Citizen

The way Alberta and Ontario are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic is very similar in some respects and very different in others.

EDITORIAL: A tale of two provincial approaches to COVID-19 | Toronto Sun

EDITORIAL: A tale of two provincial approaches to COVID-19 | Toronto Sun

Ontario is reporting more than 800 new COVID-19 cases today though public health officials say a data error upload has inflated today's count. Ontario is reporting more than 800 new COVID-19 cases today though public health officials say a data error upload has inflated today's count.

Ontario reports more than 800 new cases of novel coronavirus | CP24.com

“I hate doing this my friends,” said Ontario Premier Doug Ford as he announced he was plunging York Region into a modified version of Stage 2 lockdown,…

FUREY: Fact-free Ford strikes again with York Region restrictions | Toronto Sun

FUREY: Fact-free Ford strikes again with York Region restrictions | Toronto Sun

Ontario is reporting 805 new cases of COVID-19 today and 10 new deaths related to the virus. The figures come as another Toronto-area public health unit imposes tighter restrictions on local long-term care homes. The new ban on all but essential visitors and caregivers went into effect in York Region amid what Health Minister Christine […]

Ontario reports 805 new cases of COVID-19, 10 new deaths - 680 NEWS

According to the Ontario government’s report Saturday, Ontario is reporting 805 new cases — that’s up from the 712 that were reported Friday. That works out to be a 13 per cent increase in one day.Read the full story and comment on OttawaMatters.

UPDATE: Ontario on day 56 of reporting new COVID-19 case numbers in the triple digits; Ottawa sees decline week after Thanksgiving weekend - OttawaMatters.com

Two new cases in Algoma this weekTwo new cases in Algoma this week

COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault this week - SooToday.com

News that the province is rolling back York Region into a modified Stage 2 raises questions about what this means for Peel Region, which was rolled back last week.At a press conference today, Premier Doug Ford announced that York Region (Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Whitechurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, Aurora, Georgina and King) would be rolled back to a modified Stage 2 due to a “concerning” rise in cases and possible negative impacts on hospital capacity.

Could York Region's rollback into Stage 2 mean Peel's rollback is extended? | insauga.com

Ford announced on Friday that York Region has two days left before it enters a modified stage 2. The closures, which will take place as of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, will include indoor dining in restaurants and bars, gyms, theatres, and more.When asked why the premier is giving York Region a weekend's worth of notice, while Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa only got approximately 11 hours, Ford spoke on the livelihoods of small businesses. Editor's Choice: Ontario Is Getting Its First Big Snow Storm Of The Season This Weekend “ Everyone’s stuck with food, millions and millions of dollars of inventory, in their freezer and fridges. Premier Doug Ford He expressed concern about the impact of the closures on small businesses, especially all of the wasted food. Ford encouraged York residents to order takeout this weekend to help them "clear out their fridges." "I hate doing this,' he said, "But you know what really kills me? That [these restaurants] only get two days' notice to deplete their inventories." The closure will last 28 days, at which point the provincial government will re-evaluate the restrictions."Help these folks deplete their inventories."

York Region Restaurants Allowed To Stay Open All Weekend So They Can Clear Their Fridges - Narcity

Ontario is reporting 712 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, a drop from the 783 cases confirmed Thursday. Most of the new cases are in Toronto (213), Peel Region (135), York Region (62), and Ottawa (108). Nine more people have died, bringing the total to 3,031 deaths. The number of resolved cases was slightly higher […]

Ontario reports 712 new COVID-19 cases, 9 new deaths - CityNews Toronto

Premier Doug Ford says that York Region will be moving back into a "modified" Stage 2 as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. On Friday, 712 cases of COVID-19 we

York Region moving back into Stage 2 amid surge in COVID-19 cases | Durham Radio News

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Friday.Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Friday.

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 16 | Globalnews.ca

The latest COVID-19 news from around Canada on Oct. 16, 2020.The latest COVID-19 news from around Canada on Oct. 16, 2020.

COVID-19 in Canada: Winnipeg faces harsh five-person bubble, while Ontario's York Region rolls back to modified Stage 2 as numbers head in 'wrong direction'

Ottawa Public Health reported 70 new cases Saturday, down from 99 new cases a day earlier.

COVID-19: Ontario reports 805 new cases as test numbers rise | Ottawa Citizen

COVID-19: Ontario reports 805 new cases as test numbers rise; Ottawa sees 70 new cases | Ottawa Citizen

There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.

'Lives are on the line,' says Ontario gym owner who started petition to declare gyms essential | The Post Millennial

There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.There is clear evidence mental health crisis has gotten worse as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, and gym owners like Christison are seeing this first hand.

'Lives are on the line,' says Ontario gym owner who started petition to declare gyms essential | The Post Millennial - News, Politics, Culture, and Lifestyle

Ontario announced stricter health measures for York Region on Friday in an effort contain what the province is calling an "alarming" surge in COVID-19 cases.

Ontario's York Region latest to face stricter COVID-19 restrictions as cases rise - BNN Bloomberg

Ontario is reporting 712 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new deaths.Ontario is reporting 712 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new deaths.

Ontario reports 712 new COVID-19 cases, nine new deaths - CHCH

York Region has been ordered to join hotspots Toronto, Peel and Ottawa in a modified Stage 2 on Monday, closing indoor dining and beverage service in…

York Region joining Toronto, Peel and Ottawa in modified Stage 2 | Toronto Sun

York Region joining Toronto, Peel and Ottawa in modified Stage 2 | Toronto Sun

The Financial Accountability Office said Thursday the economic reopening was earlier and broader than it expected, and as a result, the agency now projects Ontario's real gross domestic product will decline by 6.8 per cent this year, rather than the nine per cent it forecast in the spring.The Financial Accountability Office said Thursday the economic reopening was earlier and broader than it expected, and as a result, the agency now projects Ontario's real gross domestic product will decline by 6.8 per cent this year, rather than the nine per cent it forecast in the spring.

Second lockdown could slow Ontario's economic recovery as it faces $37B deficit: FAO - Sudbury.com

Ontario COVID-19 update for October 16: Toronto, Ottawa and Peel continue to lead the province in new casesOntario COVID-19 update for October 16: Toronto, Ottawa and Peel continue to lead the province in new cases

Ontario reports 712 new cases of COVID-19, nine deaths - NOW Magazine

By kawarthaNOW. 1 new case in Peterborough and 2 new cases in Hastings and Prince Edward counties.By kawarthaNOW. 1 new case in Peterborough and 2 new cases in Hastings and Prince Edward counties.

With 712 new COVID-19 cases today, Ontario moves York Region into a modified Stage 2 | kawarthaNOW

York Region's medical officer of health, Dr. Karim Kurji, told regional council on Thursday that there's a "very high probability" and that restrictions could be announced Friday and take effect Sunday at midnight.York Region's medical officer of health, Dr. Karim Kurji, told regional council on Thursday that there's a "very high probability" and that restrictions could be announced Friday and take effect Sunday at midnight.

New restrictions coming for York and Halton?

Ontario Newsroom | Salle de presse de l'Ontario

The tighter measures take effect Monday and will be in place for 28 days

No gyms, no indoor dining: Ontario pushes York Region back into Stage 2 | National Post

No gyms, no indoor dining: Ontario pushes York Region back into Stage 2 | National Post

The tighter measures kick in on Monday.The tighter measures kick in on Monday.

Ontario's York Region Shifts Back To Stage 2 As COVID-19 Cases Surge | HuffPost Canada

Premier Doug Ford said that the measure takes effect Monday at 12:01 a.m. and will last for a period of 28 days. Premier Doug Ford said that the measure takes effect Monday at 12:01 a.m. and will last for a period of 28 days. 

York Region moving to ‘modified Stage 2’ amid spike in coronavirus cases | Globalnews.ca

Indoor dining, gyms and cinemas will close in York Region, including Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill, for 28 days starting October 19Indoor dining, gyms and cinemas will close in York Region, including Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill, for 28 days starting October 19

York Region to enter modified Stage 2 on Monday - NOW Magazine

Ontario is reporting 805 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 new deaths related to the virus.

Ontario sees 805 new COVID-19 cases amid new restrictions in York Region | Toronto Sun

Ontario sees 805 new COVID-19 cases amid new restrictions in York Region | Toronto Sun

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COVID-19: York region added to provincial 'hot zone' list; Ontario reports 712 new cases, 99 in Ottawa | Ottawa Citizen

COVID-19: York region added to provincial 'hot zone' list; Ontario reports 712 new cases, 99 in Ottawa | Ottawa Citizen

York Region will enter a modified Stage 2 next week, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the jurisdiction, Premier Ford said on Friday.York Region will enter a modified Stage 2 next week, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the jurisdiction, Premier Ford said on Friday.

Ontario is ordering 26,000 public servants to download the COVID Alert app onto their government phones.

Ford urges COVID Alert app download | Toronto Sun

Ford urges COVID Alert app download | Toronto Sun

By kawarthaNOW. Five new deaths and hospitalizations jump by 22, but ICU admissions and ventilated patients decrease.By kawarthaNOW. Five new deaths and hospitalizations jump by 22, but ICU admissions and ventilated patients decrease.

Ontario reports 783 new COVID-19 cases, including another new case in Peterborough | kawarthaNOW