Friday's leap means active Covid-19 cases in the Western Cape have doubled in 13 days. Shepard said the university wouldn't hesitate to enforce its code of conduct, which carries punishments that range from reprimand to full expulsion for behaviours that put others at risk. Nov. 17 - The province reported 270 new cases of COVID-19, however one case was removed after being determind to be from out of the province. Individuals from three months old to 100 years old with a median age of 42 years represent the new caseload, which came from positive tests from Nov. 20 to … Of those, 40 remain active, all others are "resolved." Read the Latest News. The next issue of LFP Noon Round UP Newsletter will soon be in your inbox. Want to see how Western students started an outbreak? The new case is a … This case is not connected to […] The number of Western University students testing positive for COVID-19 is now at 28 after an outbreak that started with groups of students living off-campus engaging in high-risk behaviour as school resumed. SD County Reports 2,490 COVID-19 Cases, 14 New Deaths – 5:01 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. There are now almost six times as many active cases as … Case Western Reserve provides regular updates about COVID-19 and efforts to ensure the health of our campus community. While most students appear to be following the rules, people have called police after seeing house parties where students weren't distancing or wearing masks. Earlier Tuesday, Nova Scotia reported 10 new cases of COVID-19, all in the central zone. Meanwhile, Ontario is reporting 293 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Two downtown bars popular with the student crowd, Lost Love and El Furniture Warehouse, closed temporarily last week. Cumulative cases by location (NSHA zone) may change as case details are updated. The first new confirmed case is a maan in the Western Health region between 40-49 years of age. Statewide totals are 189,863 COVID-19 cases and 3,016 deaths. London announced 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday; 10 are Western students and one a student at Fanshawe College. “If we ever needed evidence to show there’s still a risk from COVID-19 in the community, this is it,” said Dr. Chris Mackie, the region’s top public-health official. Ohio as a whole saw a spike in coronavirus cases Friday, with … A statement from the university issued Thursday said all students and their close contacts are in isolation, including the student on campus, who lives in residence. A number of pupils in years 8 and 10 had already been asked to stay home following the confirmation of the first case. As a result staff have taken the decision to close the facility until December 21 st to try and contain the spread of the virus any further. The case is travel-related. Newfoundland and Labrador reported one new case of COVID-19 on Friday, as rapid testing in the community of Harbour Breton gets underway. That means limiting social gatherings, sticking to our social circles, keeping two-metres apart and staying home if you feel sick.”. "If this continues, you are going to kill someone," he said. On Sunday, the local health unit declared a community outbreak. What an awful burden to carry.". “Western is one of London’s links to the rest of the world, so it’s not surprising. During Tuesday's news … “UPMC Western Maryland was one of 22 Maryland hospitals omitted from receiving the COVID vaccine in the first round of allocation,” UPMC Western Maryland President Barry Ronan said via email Friday. View link » Two downtown bars have been linked to customers who have tested positive. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. A welcome email is on its way. Please continue to visit for the most up-to-date information. The world is bracing for a new wave of Covid-19 infections, as the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than people and killed more than globally … We encountered an issue signing you up. Faculty Insights "We're asking them not to host parties. On Nov. 1, with the main university hospital complex getting flooded with new COVID-19 cases, Geneva ordered restaurants shut. Contacts of the pupil concerned have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported licence. Percentage of cases of COVID-19 by age. In a media release issued … Coronavirus Updates to our Campus Community. On Tuesday, the day both centres had to turn people away because they were at capacity, the Carling site reported testing 425 people. Limiting social activities to your roommates and significant others will help stop the spread of the virus. Please try again, 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. The individual, a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, returned to the province from work in British Columbia. There is one new case of COVID-19 being reported in Newfoundland and Labrador on Sunday, in the province's Western Health region. The university on Friday set up a testing centre on campus. Case Western Reserve requires that people arriving from any state listed on Ohio’s travel advisory (e.g. London announced 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday; 10 are Western students and one a student at Fanshawe College. It’s something we are prepared for,” Mackie said, “This has to be a wake-up call that when you are off-campus you put others at risk.”. In addition to declaring a community outbreak as part of its investigation, the health unit is advising anyone who may have frequented downtown clubs, bars and restaurants to monitor themselves for symptoms and to get tested should they develop. Before the week was through, on Sept. 17, a total of 28 cases of COVID-19 involved Western University students, prompting tighter restrictions at the university. those with COVID-19 rates of 15% or higher) on the day of departure to quarantine for 14 days. Not to attend parties. The health unit has asked people to only get tested if they are symptomatic. Look at this, CBC is not responsible for 3rd party content. If you don't see it please check your junk folder. London Mayor Ed Holder was more scathing, saying he was "angry and frustrated" over the outbreak. "It's unnecessary, very close contact. Chart; Table That brings the total in Arviat to 46. Numbers are updated daily on the division’s new COVID-19 dashboard to reflect positive cases from students and staff at on-campus locations. After months of case counts that put London among the lowest areas for coronavirus transmission in Ontario, the local health unit is now dealing with a serious outbreak. There have not been many incidents of close contact between the students who tested positive and other students on campus, Mackie said. Three of the cases were reported Saturday and two more cases were reported Sunday, according to the Middlesex-London Health Unit — an early-in-the-school-year reason for concern among Londoners already fretting the return of socially active Western and Fanshawe College students. © 2020 London Free Press, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. Our first case was a Western student and now we are seeing cases among others. On Monday, the Western Cape had 4,703 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 120,926 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 111,761 recoveries and 4,462 deaths. Washington state Department of Health reported 3,538 new coronavirus cases and 49 deaths Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Pennsylvania on Thursday reported 11,972 additional cases of coronavirus, the second-highest single-day increase. "It's gathering in large groups, it's gathering with people from outside of your household or outside of your bubble," he said. The Western Cape had the most active cases in the country with 24,054, followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 17,708 and the Eastern Cape with 16,287. We report COVID-19 cases and their status (active, resolved or death) according to the date those cases or status changes happened. Western University issued a statement Sunday, urging its students to be responsible while socializing by maintaining a social distance and limiting their social circles. Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Wait times at London's two assessment centres were not as long Thursday, running about two hours at both the Carling and Oakridge sites, compared to three hours on Wednesday. Shepard also, however, conceded that the code's authority is limited when it comes to student behaviour off-campus. The chart shows how the students went out to bars together, met to watch a basketball game and even shared drinks and an e-cigarette. Of the 28 Western students now infected, all but one live off-campus. The day after the first dozes of COVID vaccine were administered in Pittsburgh to healthcare workers, t he Allegheny County Health Department [ACHD] confirmed 1,059 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday as well as 10 new deaths.. The new cases are located in the Central Zone, Eastern Zone and Western Zone. A SECOND case of Covid-19 has now been confirmed at Tenby's Greenhill School. That means case numbers for days in the past are continuously being updated as more information is received. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. As elementary and secondary schools brace for return to class Monday, the health unit is expecting numbers to climb even higher. Nova Scotia reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases to 126. Learn About COVID-19 from our Faculty. On Friday, 92 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Cuyahoga County, the largest number in nearly a month. "We expect our students to comply with public health rules," he said. So far however, Mackie said there's been no "spillover" from the student cases into London's general population. The latest reporting of COVID-19 cases on the campus of Western Carolina University. Cumulative cases and tests date back to Saturday, Aug. 8, when broad student testing commenced. Westmoreland County reported 89 cases Tuesday, after 90 new cases Monday and 52 the day before, making Monday’s case report the third highest in … A group of students living off-campus, who came together and engaged in high-risk behaviour, triggered a COVID-19 outbreak that has raised to 28 the number of positive tests among Western University students in London, Ont. This website is updated regularly. One case has been identified at Ian Forsyth Elementary School in Dartmouth, N.S., and a case … Five new COVID-19 cases announced Sunday bring the total caseload so far in London and surrounding Middlesex County to 750, of which 15 were active as of … We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. Read more about cookies here. The case is not connected to any other recent cases in the region, the Department of Health said. Additional cases are expected in the coming days, officials warn. ... a community of about 2,800 in western Nunavut. Our expert faculty break down the coronavirus outbreak across all fields, from health care to economics. Things like sharing food, drinks and e-cigarettes, things we know are the highest risk of spreading COVID-19.". While seniors have been widely reported as the age group most vulnerable to the coronavirus, there have been a rising number of people under 65 falling ill. Ontario rolls back gathering limits in some areas as 293 new COVID-19 cases reported, What we know about Ontario's September surge in COVID-19 infections, where students weren't distancing or wearing masks, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Hospitals in Allegany and Garrett counties, which for weeks have led the state in COVID-19 case rates, weren’t on the list. London has had 776 coronavirus cases since January. In an effort to keep the Case Western Reserve community informed about the presence of COVID-19 cases on campus and in our region, the university will report weekly the cumulative number of positive cases on campus and in Cuyahoga County.*. He implored young people who are "part of the problem" to change their behaviour. The province also announced two school-based cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The case is located in the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s western zone, which has now seen 56 confirmed cases of COVID-19. “We know students want to be together and socialize, and we strongly encourage them to avoid parties and large gatherings and ensure their social circles include a maximum of 10 people.”. Western Branch High … A total of 32 cases have been identified in the past five days. According to the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) the new cases originated with a group of 15 young people including 11 who lived in three different student houses. “COVID-19 testing in the western suburbs is highest compared to other wards of the city. At a news update Thursday, Dr. Chris Mackie, London's medical officer of health, presented a chart that showed how detailed contact tracing linked these individuals and how they came together at various gatherings. Common sense is critical.". Ten of the cases are in the Central Zone, one case is in the Western Zone… In presenting the contact tracing information, Mackie said the cases are linked to risky and unnecessary close contact. This is the largest spike in cases in the London region since mid-August, a climb that began last week when students returned. The university confirmed those numbers, combined with cases announced over the weekend, mean a total of 28 Western students have now tested positive. The outbreak has prompted Western to halt many non-academic activities on campus, including suspending athletics and recreation activities and in-person student club meetings and events. In a tweet, Health Minister Christine Elliott said that 70 per cent of the new cases were found in people under 40. “We know our students value the opportunity to be on campus and have some in-class experiences – and for this to continue to happen, everyone must play a role in keeping themselves and the community safe by following public health guidelines,” said Jennifer Massey, associate vice-president of student experience. Western president Alan Shepard called the outbreak "very concerning" at a media update Thursday. London public-health officials have declared a COVID-19 outbreak after five Western University students tested positive over the weekend, and more are likely in the coming days. Nova Scotia reported six new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – bringing the number of active cases to 59. There were 9,240 active cases … The previous record was 12,884 cases … They came together and mixed with others in bars and at parties over a five-day stretch starting Sept. 8. San Diego County health officials have reported 2,490 new COVID-19 … Join the mailing list to receive daily email updates. There was an error, please provide a valid email address. Now, the region has … The students who tested positive all live in the community and have not attended classes or activities on campus, but have had a number of interactions at downtown bars and restaurants, and with students in neighbouring housing units, officials said. Five new COVID-19 cases announced Sunday bring the total caseload so far in London and surrounding Middlesex County to 750 , of which 15 were active as of Sunday, all others have been “resolved.” There have been 57 local deaths due to the virus, the latest occurring June 12. However, Mackie also said that given the incubation period of the virus, it's likely more cases will emerge. During these get-togethers, they took part in behaviour that showed little regard for rules in place to curb the spread of the deadly virus. School Level COVID-19 Case Reporting This display covers data from 11/27/2020 - 12/11/2020 and is updated as cases are confirmed using data for the previous two weeks as provided by the Salt Lake County Health Department. Map by NordNordWest, modified to show NSHA zones. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. 'Wake-up call': Five-case COVID-19 outbreak hits back-in-town Western students, tap here to see other videos from our team. “We know the temptation to get back together with friends and party is great, but it is crucial that we all do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A second covid case in the past number of days has also been confirmed in a childcare facility in the county. How Western University’s largest COVID-19 cluster happened ... responsible for the majority of the 28 novel coronavirus cases identified so far among ... warn of holiday coronavirus case … A social media campaign aimed at reminding students about COVID-19 rules was launched before students began to arrive around Labour Day Weekend. Officials are following up with close contacts of the confirmed cases and advising them to quarantine and seek testing. Mackie says officials are investigating about a dozen contacts those five students have had with others. This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. "Should daily case counts remain this high for a sustained period, community spread is a near certainty, and it's a matter of 'when' not 'if' somebody dies. Two cases have been identified at Northeast Kings Education Centre in the western health zone. 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