Morning News – February 14th

Feb 14, 2022 at 07:56

Weather: Extreme Cold Warning

  • Today – Flurries. Local amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 12. Wind chill minus 31 this morning and minus 15 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low.
  • Tonight – Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries early this evening then clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 31. Wind chill minus 20 this evening and minus 36 overnight. Risk of frostbite.

COVID-19 Stats in Algoma (February 10, 3:00 p.m.):

Current Previous Change from previous report
Confirmed cases 4,388 4,366 22
Active cases 590 648 -58
Currently hospitalized 12 12 0
Resolved 3,798 3,718 80
Deceased 28 28 0
Tested  233,377 233,044 333
Close contact of a confirmed case 1,438 1,433 5
Outbreak related 532 531 1
Under Investigation 48 72 -24
Unknown Source of Infection 2,370 2,330 40 Evidence of Community Spread Recent Cases
Central & East Algoma 456 450 6 Yes Yes
Elliot Lake & Area 155 154 1 Yes Yes
North Algoma 153 152 1 Yes Yes
Sault Ste. Marie & Area 3,624 3,610 14 Yes Yes

 

News Tidbits:

  • Sad to hear that Ivan Reitman, the influential filmmaker and producer behind “Animal House” to “Ghostbusters,” has died at the age of 75.
  • The 24th Annual Chapleau Pike Derby was a great day – although cold… 21 fish were caught in the one day derby. The top three winner were:
    • 1 – $10,000 – 30.75″, 7.96, Keith Boyer of Red Lake
    • 2 – Honda TRX 420 Wheeler – 30.5″, 7.26lbs, Michael Velanoff of Terrace Bay
    • 3 – $4,000 – 29″, 6.6 lbs, Ashely Keech of Chapleau

Announcements:

  • Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, to make an announcement at 9:30 a.m.

 

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