Ford Says Non-Essential Businesses Must Close By Tonight – Full Daily COVID19 Update

Today is layoff day for tens of thousands more people in Ontario. Premier Ford announced yesterday the mandatory closure of all non-essential businesses in Ontario by 11:59pm tonight. Ontarians will still have access to grocery stores and pharmacies and gas, hydro, the media and telecommunications will continue to run.

To view the detailed list of which businesses are considered non-essential: … Read more

Health Minister Threatens Criminal Charges For Those Who Ignore Quarantine Rules – Full Daily COVID19 Update

Today is a strange day. It was supposed to be the first day back-to-school following March Break but the COVID-19 pandemic still has schools closed, most businesses closed and Canadians wondering what is coming next?

Number of Infections:

Here is where the numbers in Canada stand: As of Sunday evening, there are 425 confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in Ontario. … Read more

The Border Is Closing And Big Changes At The Beer Store – Full Daily COVID-19 Update

Ontario has reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Most are travel-related, but transmission information is marked as “pending” for four of the new cases. The number of confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Canada has risen to 727. Quebec also announced its first death related to the virus, bringing the national death … Read more

Westjet Confirms Several Flights Had Confirmed COVID-19 Passengers – Full Daily Update

This is the half way point of the first week of March Break and the first full day of the Ontario State of Emergency. It’s estimated that tens of thousands of people were laid off yesterday when the province ordered the closure of bars, restaurants, recreational facilities, libraries, theatres, concert venues, childcare centres and private schools. Premier Ford also restricted … Read more

Westjet Canceling International Flights – Full COVID-19 Update

Many local restaurants are taking COVID-19 seriously enough that they are voluntarily closing their doors. Yesterday, Doctor David Williams recommended that eateries stop serving customers in-person and switch to offering only takeout or delivery. He says the measure is needed to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the province. This includes quick service restaurants like Starbucks, McDonald’s and Tim … Read more

Trudeau To Speak At 1pm – Full COVID-19 Update

It’s officially March Break and unlike in past years, most things are closed for families. Here’s the latest on COVID-19: Again today we are asking ourselves to socially distance ourselves from other people to stop the virus from spreading. If possible, work from home. Avoid large gatherings and having close contact with others. As always: Wash your hands regularly. And … Read more

Sophie Gregroire Trudeau Tests Positive For COVID-19 And Ontario Schools To Close After Today

It’s confirmed. Sophie Gregroire Trudeau, the wife of the Prime Minister, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is under quarantine. The Prime Minister’s Office says she is feeling well and her symptoms remain mild.  At the moment, Prime Minister Trudeau is in good health with no symptoms. He remains in self-isolation for the next two weeks. Gregoire Trudeau … Read more

COVID-19 Has Been Declared A Pandemic – NBA Suspends The Season – FULL UPDATE

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To all of those who were skeptical and for those who deny it’s a real thing, today is the day everyone needs to start taking COVID-19 seriously. Yesterday the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 … Read more

COVID19 Confirmed In Sudbury – Canadian Airlines Now Allowing People To Re-book March Break Trips

Health officials in Sudbury have confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the area, bringing the total in Ontario to 37.  In an online statement yesterday, Sudbury public health says a man in his 50s tested positive for COVID-19 after he went to the emergency department at Health Sciences North on Saturday. That the man attended a convention in Toronto … Read more

There Was A Big Spike In Canadian COVID19 Cases Yesterday – Trudeau Says We Are Not Closing The Border

Toronto’s public health officials will be making an update on the coronavirus this morning. The province currently has 23 known cases of the virus — four of which have since been resolved. Most of those cases are in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Waterloo Region now has it’s first case of COVID19. A woman that just returned from Italy … Read more

Three New Coronavirus Cases In The GTA – Public Health Not Yet Recommending Cancelling Large Gatherings

Toronto’s top public health official says there’s no need to start cancelling gatherings despite the rising number of coronavirus cases in Ontario. Doctor Eileen de Villa says the risk of contracting COVID-19 remains low. She says officials are not recommending postponing events or cancelling large gatherings at this time. Ontario had recorded 18 of Canada’s 27 COVID-19 cases as of … Read more

Four New Covid19 Cases Reported In Ontario Yesterday Alone – Health Officials To Speak Today

Ontario now has 15 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus.  Four new cases were reported yesterday — all of the patients having recently travelled abroad. One had travelled to Egypt with a man who was later diagnosed with the virus, while the rest had been in Iran. The ministry of health says, given the global circumstances, Ontario is actively planning … Read more

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