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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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Recent Work by Erika

Family overwhelmed by support after young mom has a stroke

Family overwhelmed by support after young mom has a stroke

Even strangers, from Aurora to England, have been sending support since 31-year-old Stephanie Reilly collapsed last month
Decline in Ontario COVID-19 cases indicates break in 7th wave

Decline in Ontario COVID-19 cases indicates break in 7th wave

Over the last 30 days, Ontario has reported between 2 and 15 deaths per day caused by COVID, or the virus was a contributing factor
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
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
Ontario wastewater shows increase in virus, COVID stats steady

Ontario wastewater shows increase in virus, COVID stats steady

COVID-19 indicators steady with little increase or decrease over the past few weeks
COVID-19: Cases, hospitalizations, deaths plateau in Ontario

COVID-19: Cases, hospitalizations, deaths plateau in Ontario

For about two weeks, little has changed in the number of new cases, hospitalizations or deaths
COVID-19: Ontario deaths, hospitalizations on steady decline

COVID-19: Ontario deaths, hospitalizations on steady decline

Number of people hospitalized has dropped over the last 30 days from about 90 new hospitalizations on May 2, to about 25 a day over the last week
COVID-19: Ontario reports 165 patients in ICU, 11 more deaths

COVID-19: Ontario reports 165 patients in ICU, 11 more deaths

Southlake reporting continued decline in hospitalizations
COVID-19: Ontario reports 18 more deaths, 168 patients in ICUs

COVID-19: Ontario reports 18 more deaths, 168 patients in ICUs

Southlake reports a dip in hospitalizations from 50 to 46 patients
THE BIG READ: Saving the Great Lakes, one laundry load at a time

THE BIG READ: Saving the Great Lakes, one laundry load at a time

Microfibres are everywhere, including our dinner plates and drinking water. A team of scientists in small-town Ontario has zeroed in on a major culprit—washing machines—in search of a solution