Ontario reports record number of new COVID-19 cases with more than 16,700 infections

Ontario is reporting more than 16,700 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There were 16,713 new infections reported, setting a single-day record for COVID-19 cases in Ontario since the pandemic began. There have now been 756,361 confirmed cases in Ontario. Friday’s report broke a previous record set Thursday of 13,807 cases. Fifteen additional virus-related deaths were […]


Americans told to avoid cruise travel, even if vaccinated, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

Picture used for representational purposes. US health authorities on Thursday urged Americans to avoid cruise travel even if they are vaccinated, citing the surge in Covid-19 cases spurred by the Omicron variant. “Avoid cruise travel, regardless of vaccination status,” said a posting on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website that upgraded the […]

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Miami New Times’ Most-Read News Stories of 2021

We wrote it. You read it. In 2021, our writers examined financial problems threatening South Florida’s only historically Black university, a popular architect’s connection to the controversial Eighty Seven Park building near the Champlain Towers South, and a Cocaine Cowboy’s petition to be released from federal prison. They told you about the tech bro who thought […]


Omicron hospitalization risk roughly one third of Delta variant, U.K. data shows – National

The risk of hospitalization with the Omicron COVID-19 variant is about one-third that of the Delta variant, according to British analysis of more than a million cases of both types in recent weeks. Great Britain is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly-transmissible Omicron variant, with record daily infection levels being […]