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COVID-19 cases and deaths down in Ontario from week before
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COVID-19 cases and deaths down in Ontario from week before

Public Health Ontario says COVID-19 cases and deaths are down in the most recent week of data available, but outbreaks in nursing homes are on the rise. The agency says there were 6,968 cases of COVID-19 recorded during the week of Sept. 4 to 10, compared to 8,175 the previous week.There were 54 deaths in the latest week of data, and 70 deaths the week before. Trending Stories The agency says there were 47 long-term care homes in outbreak compared to 30 the week prior.Public Health Ontario says there was a notable increase in hospitalizations for infants under one year old, from 17 children that week compared to eight the week prior. Story continues below advertisement It says the overall per cent positivity is in the moderate range a...
Most Ontario students return to school without COVID restrictions
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Most Ontario students return to school without COVID restrictions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 6, 2022 6:09 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Students across much of Ontario are returning to the classroom today for the first start of the school year without COVID-19 restrictions since the pandemic began. Students in the province, who resume class Tuesday or Wednesday depending on the district, will be able to attend class without wearing a mask, while in-person lessons will trump remote options.Students will also have access to extracurricular activities for the first tim...