No matter how successful vaccination campaigns are it's unlikely Canada will achieve herd immunity without immunizing children, especially as a return to school means they will gather together in the fall, physicians say.
Thousands of people have had their in-vehicle passenger road test appointments delayed or cancelled because of the pandemic, so the Ministry of Transportation is creating temporary testing sites to help clear up the backlog.
Ontario health officials are reporting a jump in COVID-19 cases Thursday with more than 200 new infections recorded. The 218 cases mark the first time in three weeks in which the province has logged more than 200 new cases.
As thousands of unvaccinated Ontario students could face stricter isolation rules when school resumes in September, Guelph's top doctor says vaccination status will be a factor when outbreaks are declared.