Due to the ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous businesses and organizations are choosing to postpone or cancel community events in order to promote social distancing in efforts to help slow the spread of the virus in the Rainy River District.
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TORONTO-Today, the Ontario government released extensive COVID-19 modelling, revealing several scenarios that project the potential number of cases and deaths. In doing so, the province is providing the public with full transparency about the consequences should everyone but non-essential workers fail to stay home and practise physical distancing.
TORONTO—Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is reducing the list of businesses classified as essential and ordering more workplaces to close. This measure is necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of the people of Ontario, while ensuring that necessary goods and services remain available.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 1st, 2020
Please be advised that effective March 31st, 2020 a Provincial Order was made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) and issued by the Province of Ontario, which ordered the closure of all outdoor recreational amenities until further notice.
Koochiching County, Minn. has received notification of our first positive case of Covid-19 in the County. MDH is identifying and contacting anyone that has been in close contact with the positive case. Due to patient privacy laws, Koochiching County will not be releasing where the individual resides in the county.
A local organization is encouraging the public to look after their mental health as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.
New Gold said in a company-issued press release yesterday that it is planning to gradually ramp up its operations at its Rainy River mine site while continuing to monitor updates and guidelines from Federal and Provincial agencies.
Kenora, Ont. - Greg Rickford, MPP for Kenora-Rainy River, is calling on seasonal residents of Kenora-Rainy River to stay home and refrain from visiting their cottages in Northwestern Ontario.
On Friday, March 27, the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has received a positive COVID-19 test result from the Rainy River Assessment Centre. The case had travelled to the U.S.A. and upon returning from travel has been in voluntary self-isolation since that time.