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North Bay Jail COVID outbreak tops 100

North Bay Jail COVID outbreak tops 100

One person has died and three people remain hospitalized in the district
Called a 'murderer' at children's vaccine clinic, local woman welcomes new health care intimidation laws

Called a 'murderer' at children's vaccine clinic, local woman welcomes new health care intimidation laws

'What happened that day was in no way a peaceful protest. What those people were doing was intimidation, it was harassment, and it was disgusting behaviour.'
NNDSB on supply of rapid antigen tests, masks in kindergarten, paused extra-curriculars

NNDSB on supply of rapid antigen tests, masks in kindergarten, paused extra-curriculars

Education Minister Stephen Lecce said Wednesday the tests will 'empower' families
Local school board 'anticipating staff shortages' could close schools

Local school board 'anticipating staff shortages' could close schools

'The announcement may be made the night before, the morning of the closure, or possibly even during the day in certain circumstances'
<b>NBRHC places 18 on unpaid leave due to vaccination policy</b>

NBRHC places 18 on unpaid leave due to vaccination policy

NBRHC confirms 18 of a staff of approximately 2,300 have been placed on unpaid leave as the process of progressive discipline begins
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Cassellholme

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Cassellholme

Routine screening, tests revealed the presence of the virus in two residents and two staff members
Sudbury health unit reports a jump of five new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours

Sudbury health unit reports a jump of five new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours

Eleven people have died locally in the past 11 days
Health Unit: Enjoy the great outdoors but take precautions to avoid further restrictions

Health Unit: Enjoy the great outdoors but take precautions to avoid further restrictions

'There are plenty of outdoor sports you can partake in to get great exercise and are low-risk activities when you are outdoors and physically distancing'
Testing captures 9,706 new COVID cases in Ontario on Monday, at least 438 in ICU

Testing captures 9,706 new COVID cases in Ontario on Monday, at least 438 in ICU

6,993 recoveries and 12 deaths since yesterday's report
COVID-19 boosters strongly recommended during pregnancy

COVID-19 boosters strongly recommended during pregnancy

'Getting a COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant is safe for you and your baby'