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Ontario Reports 0 COVID-19 Related Deaths Today For The First Time In 9 Months

The last zero count day was in October 2020.

Today is a monumental day in Ontario, with zero reported COVID-19 deaths across the province.

This is the first time in nine months that the province has been able to report no new deaths linked to COVID-19. The last time this occurred was on October 14, 2020.

In total, there have been 9,224 COVID-19 deaths in Ontario, according to the government website.

On Wednesday, the Ontario Government reported 194 new cases of COVID-19. With 42 new cases in the Region of Waterloo, 35 in Toronto, and 26 in Peel Region.

Currently, in Ontario, 49.26% of adults are fully vaccinated and 78.56% of adults have received a single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on the vaccines and can answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information.

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Toronto Police has announced that they will be making vaccines mandatory for all of their officers.

"Vaccination against COVID-19 protects the health and safety of each of our members, our workplaces and the public we serve," Chief James Ramer said in the October 21 announcement.

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Peel Public Health says that attendees of two weddings exposed to COVID-19 in early October should "seek immediate testing," according to a press release.

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Dr. Rochagne Kilian, a doctor in Owen Sound, and Dr. Mark Trozzi, an Ontario doctor, had restrictions placed on their practices on October 15 at 11:59 p.m, according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

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Ontario Road Test Centres Are Opening More Temporary Locations To Help With Backlog

You can start booking appointments at these new centres tomorrow.

Aspiring Ontario drivers rejoice! There will soon be three new locations to take your class G2 and G road tests.

A COVID-19 backlog is still affecting Ontario road test centres, and the Ontario government is opening even more temporary test centres to help move the long line of eager drivers along, according to a press release.

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