One death and 23 new COVID cases reported in Niagara
One death and 23 new COVID cases have been reported in Niagara today.
Daily numbers have remained in the 35-20 range all week as the fourth wave of the pandemic continues.
Nine people are being treated in Niagara's hospitals for the virus, five are in the ICU.
Only one patient being treated has been fully vaccinated.
Niagara Health says they are treating one person under the age of 40, five between the ages of 41-65, and three 65 and over.
The one patient who is fully vaccinated, is over the age of 65.
1300 doses were given out yesterday in Niagara for a total of 684,000.
68% of local residents have had two doses of a vaccine.
A single mom in Niagara says her life has changed forever after becoming the latest Habitat homeowner in Niagara.
The Coding For Veterans Career Caravan will visit St. Catharines Friday with a mission to bring Canadian troops from deployment to employment.
Another step towards south Niagara getting a new hospital has been taken.
Ontario is introducing legislation that would give workers the right to wear a poppy during the week of Remembrance Day.
Ontario's education minister says take-home COVID-19 tests will be available at all public schools across the province starting in a few weeks.
Ontario plans to double maximum fines for long-term care offences and prohibit convicted rule-breakers from working in the sector.
Ontario's legislature has unanimously called on Independent member Randy Hillier to apologize for ``a string of disreputable conduct'' in the context of COVID-19.
Only eight new COVID-19 cases to report in Niagara today.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says 169 of those patients, roughly 85 percent, are not fully vaccinated or their vaccination status is unknown.