1st death confirmed in Ontario as province declares state of emergency over COVID-19

1st death confirmed in Ontario as province declares state of emergency over COVID-19

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has declared a state of emergency in a bid to combat the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the novel coronavirus from overwhelming the province’s health-care system.  The move comes as Ontario recorded its first COVID-19-related death: a man in his 70s at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, a city about 100 kilometres north of Toronto. […]