The Province has confirmed third-state of emergency and an Ontario-Wide #stayathome order. It starts tomorrow, Thursday, April 8th at 12:01am. It will last for four-weeks. Among restrictions, small businesses must limit service to curbside pickup only, while big-box stores must limit to essentials, such as grocery and pharmacy. For full details, click HERE.
Ontario health officials are reporting more than 3,200 new cases of COVID-19 for the first time in several months. The province confirmed 3,215 new cases of coronavirus today. Wednesday’s total marks an increase from the just over 3,000 reported Tuesday and the 2,900 reported on Monday.
Among the new numbers of COVID-19 today, Public Health Sudbury and Districts has announced 19 new cases of COVID-19, which include 14 recoveries. There was also 1 case that tested positive for a variant of concern.
Meanwhile the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit announced 2 new cases and no cases resolved. 1 was in Nipissing and 1 was in Parry Sound. Currently there are 13 active cases.
Grade 9 students at St. Mary’s College in Sault Ste Marie will now isolate until April 15. This follows two Grade 12 classes moving into isolation last weekend. An individual associated with the classes tested positive for COVID-19.