Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAY.com
SIMCOE-MUSKOKA — Day 3 of the latest Ontario COVID shutdown sees 68 new cases today in Simcoe-Muskoka.
Add Sunday’s 76 and it equals a two-day total of 144. (No numbers were reported Sunday.)
They bring the accumulated total for the first days of the shutdown to 216, which includes 72 Saturday.
Provincially cases dropped to 2,938 today from 3,041 yesterday.
Out west Saskatchewan, too, is reporting a record 44 in ICU and 221 new cases and 194 in hospital. Alberta had 950 cases Sunday.
IN OTHER COVID NEWS …
- Peel closing all schools to online learning as of Tuesday.
- COVID doesn’t seem to have hurt a reported housing sales boom, amid concerns by those at the other end of the economy some of whom are suffering housing shortages.
- India has highest day single spike since pandemic began.
- Turin hospital staff deliver Easter cakes to COVID patients.
MONDAY: COVID BY THE NUMBERS … 68 IN SIMCOE-MUSKOKA, 10 DEATHS … 2,938 IN ONTARIO … TORONTO 906, PEEL 533, YORK 391, OTTAWA 230 … PROVINCIAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 942, UP FROM 811 YESTERDAY — 494 IN ICU IN ONTARIO … 790 NATIONALLY IN ICU … QUEBEC 1,252 CASES, 4 DEATHS … NORTH BAY-PARRY SOUND ZERO CASES, SUDBURY 22 … HOUSING BOOM AMID SHORTAGE OF HOUSING AT OTHER END OF ECONOMIC SPECTRUM … INDIA HAS ONE-DAY SPIKE … IN TURIN HOSPITAL STAFF GAVE OUT EASTER cakes TO COVID PATIENTS … BRITAIN EASING RESTRICTIONS NEXT MONDAY APRIL 12 … ONTARIO GOING AHEAD WITH SPRING SCHOOL BREAK APRIL 12-16 … ORNGE HEAD TO TAKE OVER FROM HILLIER RUNNING ONTARIO VACCINE ROLLOUT … BRITISH ADULTS, CHILDREN CAN HAVE COVID TEST TWICE A WEEK … PEEL CLOSING ALL SCHOOLS AS OF TUESDAY …
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