Testing


COVID testing in Ontario pharmacies to begin today

This initiative was introduced by the Ford government in order to relieve the province’s testing sites, where it's reported that people are waiting up to 8 hours, to be rejected due to overcapacity.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Ford government announces that pharmacies will offer COVID-19 tests by end of week

Premier Doug Ford says this initiative will "take a load off" of assessment centres, which are struggling with wait times.

Angelo Isidorou

O'Toole blasts Trudeau Liberals after being turned away at COVID test centre

O'Toole is currently showing no symptoms, though a statement from the Conservative Party said that they would be tested out of "an abundance of caution."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

55 flights arrive in Canada with passengers infected with coronavirus

More than 20 new flights have recently landed at Canada’s international airports with at least one infected passenger on them, bringing the grand total to 55 flights in less than three weeks.

James Anthony

Trudeau Liberals gave biomed lab $149 MILLION for faulty COVID-19 test kits

The test kits were given the $149 million green light on March 27. By May 1, the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg reported that the kits were testing poorly.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Coronavirus anti-body blood tests reveal 'undetected infections'

Scientists said on Thursday, that testing conducted on recently donated blood does not show significant evidence of widespread COVID-19 infection.

Sam Edwards

Ontario reports 111 new coronavirus cases, nine deaths

There were 111 new coronavirus cases reported in Ontario on Friday, which brings the total number provincial cases to 37,274.

Sam Edwards

Florida labs inflating positive Covid case count

The Florida State Health Department reported that a number of labs have not accurately recorded test results, and have been inflating the positivity rates.

Collin Jones

Ontario reports 157 new coronavirus cases and seven new deaths

As of Tuesday, the province of Ontario reported 157 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths, according to Global News.

Quinn Patrick

Ontario sees decrease in coronavirus cases and deaths

The lowest amount of new coronavirus cases in almost 12 weeks has been reported in Ontario.

Sam Edwards

Positive coronavirus tests go unreported in Ontario by the hundreds

A reporting error has led to hundreds of COVID-19 positive cases from one lab not being not being relayed to 12 different local public health agencies.

Quinn Patrick

BREAKING: Ford says 'there will be consequences' for landlords who do not help tenants

Ford said that it was up to landlords to accept the olive branch from the provincial and federal government.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Doug Ford urges all residents with coronavirus symptoms to get tested

The Ontario government has announced that anyone can now get tested for COVID-19.

Quinn Patrick

BREAKING: Ford says Ontario businesses can refuse service to those who refuse to wear a face mask

Doug Ford spoke today and the emphasis was on the construction industry, contact tracing and reopening.

Libby Emmons

BREAKING: Trudeau falls short of echoing US condemnation of China's Hong Kong power grab

Trudeau addressed a need to ramp-up testing and contact tracing. He did not condemn Beijing's clampdown on Hong Kong's freedoms.

Libby Emmons