The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidelines that will allow fully vaccinated people in the U.S. to forgo masks and physical distancing in some instances but one of Ontario’s top public health officials says the province is “nowhere near” loosening restrictions to that extent yet.
COVID-19 infections in Ontario have spiked to levels unseen since early February but the province says Monday’s case count is higher than expected due to a “data catch-up process” related to its case and contact management system.
Due to COVID-19, some appliance stores say they have been unable to keep up with demand as the disease caused some factories to close or reduce their production and more people are doing home renovations.
Ontario has announced Toronto and Peel Region will move into the grey zone of the province's COVID-19 reopening framework Monday, lifting the stay-at-home order and allowing some businesses to open their doors for the first time since last November.
The Royal Family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview by Prince Harry and Meghan, in which the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support that drove the duchess to thoughts of suicide.
Health-care workers across Ontario still struggle to obtain personal protective equipment to shield them from COVID-19, three major unions said Sunday as they called on the province to do more to ensure their safety as the pandemic rages on.