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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

Health unit downgrades community COVID risk as cases decrease

Health unit downgrades community COVID risk as cases decrease

At least 10 people from Simcoe County and Muskoka Region died last week after contracting COVID-19 and 47 COVID patients remain hospitalized
Game on. Wasaga Casino opens doors to the public

Game on. Wasaga Casino opens doors to the public

The chips and cards are virtual at the new Playtime Casino, owned and operated by Gateway
COVID-19 spread may be slowing, but hospitalizations remain high

COVID-19 spread may be slowing, but hospitalizations remain high

So far this week, the region's health unit confirmed 12 new hospitalizations since last week's update
36 COVID deaths reported in October in Simcoe-Muskoka

36 COVID deaths reported in October in Simcoe-Muskoka

53 Simcoe-Muskoka residents are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, including at least three in the ICU
CUPE ends protests; Ford promises to repeal Bill 28

CUPE ends protests; Ford promises to repeal Bill 28

CUPE education workers going back to work tomorrow morning
COVID hospitalizations in region double in October

COVID hospitalizations in region double in October

Nine people from Simcoe County died in the last two weeks of October after contracting COVID-19
Simcoe County public schools will close Friday

Simcoe County public schools will close Friday

News of OPSEU walk-out prompted board to close schools tomorrow
COVID risk remains high for Simcoe-Muskoka: health unit

COVID risk remains high for Simcoe-Muskoka: health unit

Five Simcoe County residents died last week after contracting COVID-19, and 15 people from the region were hospitalized
County-run home hit with more fines, bringing total to $27,500

County-run home hit with more fines, bringing total to $27,500

Four penalties have been levied to the County of Simcoe since August for ongoing infractions at the Collingwood long-term care home
Health unit upgrades COVID risk to 'high' for region

Health unit upgrades COVID risk to 'high' for region

Because of increased cases, institutional outbreaks, hospitalizations and deaths, the health unit is suggesting people voluntarily 'layer' added protections like avoiding crowds and wearing a mask indoors