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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the editor of CollingwoodToday.ca

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erika@collingwoodtoday.ca

Recent Work by Erika

COVID cases down 20% in Simcoe-Muskoka: Health unit

COVID cases down 20% in Simcoe-Muskoka: Health unit

17 new hospitalizations and 5 deaths reported in latest update
Ontario COVID cases decrease showing break in seventh wave

Ontario COVID cases decrease showing break in seventh wave

Over the last 30 days, Ontario has reported between 2 and 15 deaths per day that were caused by COVID, or the virus was a contributing factor
County fined over ongoing non-compliance issues at Sunset Manor

County fined over ongoing non-compliance issues at Sunset Manor

Admissions ban remains in place with 43 beds now empty; county says plan is underway for reopening in 'near future'
5 deaths, 6 new COVID hospitalizations in region: health unit

5 deaths, 6 new COVID hospitalizations in region: health unit

There are 12 area residents currently hospitalized because of COVID-19
EXCLUSIVE: County battles province in court over Sunset Manor

EXCLUSIVE: County battles province in court over Sunset Manor

The County of Simcoe has appealed the ban on new admissions at Sunset Manor, suggesting the decision was tainted by bias; the province says the ban was and still is necessary
'Doing the thing,' brothers ruck 900 km to honour veterans

'Doing the thing,' brothers ruck 900 km to honour veterans

The three-man team spent the night at the Collingwood Legion on July 20, a little more than halfway through their 900 km ruck of the Bruce Trail
Six more deaths, 8% hike in COVID cases: health unit

Six more deaths, 8% hike in COVID cases: health unit

18 area residents are hospitalized because of COVID-19
Ontario opens 4th dose COVID vaccines for all adults

Ontario opens 4th dose COVID vaccines for all adults

Beginning July 14, anyone aged 18 or older can get a second booster shot (4th dose) if it has been 5 months since their last booster
Region sees 46% climb in COVID cases

Region sees 46% climb in COVID cases

The latest wave hitting Ontario and the local region is driven by the BA.5 subvariant of the Omicron strain of COVID-19
7th COVID wave drives up case counts in Ontario

7th COVID wave drives up case counts in Ontario

Positivity rates, wastewater indicators, case counts and hospitalizations have increased week-over-week