Feb 23, 2022 at 07:56
- Today – Periods of light snow ending this morning then clearing. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light near noon. High minus 12. Wind chill minus 32 this morning and minus 15 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low.
- Tonight – Clear. Becoming partly cloudy overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 32. Wind chill minus 20 this evening and minus 38 overnight. Risk of frostbite.
|Current||Previous||Change from previous report|
|Close contact of a confirmed case||1,544||1,516||28|
|Unknown Source of Infection||2,615||2,562||53||Evidence of Community Spread||Recent Cases|
|Central & East Algoma||494||485||9||Yes||Yes|
|Elliot Lake & Area||176||172||4||Yes||Yes|
|Sault Ste. Marie & Area||4,010||3,924||86||Yes||Yes|
- Yesterday, February 22nd, mining operations restarted at Vale’s Totten Mine. A shaft was damaged last September, forcing 39 miners to climb ladders to exit the mine. The shaft has now been repaired.
- Ontario has launched Volunteer Corps Ontario, a new program that will register, screen and train volunteers so Ontario is better prepared to mobilize volunteers and safely respond to emergencies, from public health crises to natural disasters. Ontarians can register online at volunteercorps.gov.on.ca.