Tuesday Morning News – May 26

Weather – Cloudy. Clearing near noon. Fog patches this morning. High 25. Humidex 32. UV index 8 or very high.
Tonight- A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness near midnight then 60 percent chance of showers overnight. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low 13.

Statistics from Algoma Public Health (May 25, 2020 (8:30 a.m.)

Algoma regions where residents have tested positive for COVID-19 include the following:

  • Sault Ste. Marie & Area
  • Central & East Algoma
  • Elliot Lake & Area
Tested 6,422
Positive 21
Negative 6022
Pending 379
Deceased 0
Resolved 16

Total confirmed cases by area of residence

Central & East  Algoma – Yes (less than 5)
Elliot Lake & Area – Yes (less than 5)
North Algoma – No
Sault Ste. Marie & Area – Yes (17)

News Tidbits:

The Wawa Figure Skating Club is holding their AGM tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27th via ZOOM. https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77127970497…

Meeting ID: 771 2797 0497, Password: 1k49xD


Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, and Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, to make an announcement at 1 p.m.

Due to the high to extreme forest fire hazard, effective 12:01 am, Saturday, May 23, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will implement a Restricted Fire Zone in the Thunder Bay and Dryden Districts, as well as the eastern Fort Frances district and southern portions of Sioux Lookout and Nipigon Districts.  The Restricted Fire Zone will be in effect until further notice. Outdoor fires are banned. Portable gas stoves may still be used BUT must be handled with extreme care.

CSC Nouvelon has announced the appointment of Mr. Pier-Olivier Arsenault as Principal at École catholique Georges-Vanier (Elliot Lake) and Ms. Mireille Miron as Vice-Principal at École catholique La Renaissance (Espanola).

Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, and Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, to make an announcement at 1:30 p.m.

Richard Steele, Deputy Minister of Long-Term Care, Mario Di Tommaso, Deputy Solicitor General, Community Safety, and Helen Angus, Deputy Minister of Health, will hold a technical briefing on long-term care homes at 12:30 p.m.

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