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COVID-19: The Kawartha Lakes Pandemic Time Capsule
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  • September 22: Region dodging COVID-19 cases plaguing neighbouring districts
    Peterborough This Week, Peterborough This Week (Peterborough ON), 23 Sep 2020     Region dodging COVID-19 cases plaguing neighbouring districts
    Peterborough This Week, Peterborough This Week (Peterborough ON), 23 Sep 2020   Region dodging COVID-19 cases plaguing neighbouring districts
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  • September 23: COVID-19 tests coming to pharmacies Friday as Ontario reports 335 new cases
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 23 Sep 2020     Testing for people without symptoms initially available at 60pharmacies, mostly in urban centres. Ontario Premier Doug Ford, accompanied by health minister Christine Elliott and Shoppers Drug Martpresident Jeff Leger, at a media conference on September 23, 2020 at Shoppers Drug Mart in Huntsville, where he announced COVID-19 tests for people ...
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 23 Sep 2020   Testing for people without symptoms initially available at 60pharmacies, mostly in urban ...
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  • September 16: Daily COVID Update
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 16 Sep 2020     No new cases in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Prince Edward and Hastings counties
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 16 Sep 2020   No new cases in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Prince Edward and ...
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  • September 24: Only Ontarians showing COVID-19 symptoms or at high risk of getting the disease should get tested
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 24 Sep 2020     Ontario government revises its testing guidelines to shift focus away from untargeted asymptomatic testing
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 24 Sep 2020   Ontario government revises its testing guidelines to shift focus away from untargeted ...
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  • September 8: Daily COVID update
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 8 Sep 2020     1 new COVID-19 death reported in Northumberland, 4 new cases in Prince Edward and Hastings counties. Cases continue to climb in Ontario's large urban centres, with 190 new cases reported yesterday and 185 reported today.
    kawarthaNOW, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 8 Sep 2020   1 new COVID-19 death reported in Northumberland, 4 new cases in Prince ...
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  • September 30: Canada has approved a 15-minute COVID test, but the lineups will still go on for hours.
    Keung, Nicholas, Kawartha Lakes This Week (2004), 30 Sep 2020     Health Canada gave the green light to a rapid test for coronavirus, but experts say people shouldn't expect the testing backlog - and lineups - will disappear anytime soon.
    Keung, Nicholas, Kawartha Lakes This Week (2004), 30 Sep 2020   Health Canada gave the green light to a rapid test for coronavirus, ...
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  • December 17: Daily COVID update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 17 Dec 2020     The Ontario Hospital Association called on the provincial government to implement a 4-week lockdown on every public health unit reporting infection rates of 40 people per 100,000 or higher. This would move an additional 15 health units into lockdown. The local health unit was not part of this group as ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 17 Dec 2020   The Ontario Hospital Association called on the provincial government to implement a ...
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  • November 30: Kawartha education unions have mixed reactions to idea of mandatory testing
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 30 Nov 2020     The Ontario government launched voluntary testing of asymptomatic staff and students in high risk areas but Premier Doug Ford believed unions would not support mandatory testing even though COVID-19 school cases continued to climb. Local teachers union presidents said decision about COVID strategies should be backed by expert public health ...
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 30 Nov 2020   The Ontario government launched voluntary testing of asymptomatic staff and students in ...
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  • December 15: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 15 Dec 2020     The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. As the health unit does not issue updates on Sundays, these numbers include December 13 and 14. Confirmed positive: 415, including 218 in Kawartha Lakes, 170 in Northumberland, 27 in Haliburton (increase of 4 in Northumberland) Active cases: ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 15 Dec 2020   The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • December 4: Daily COVID Update
        ... positive cases in the Peterborough area (194 resolved with 5 deaths), 202...
      ... positive cases in the Peterborough area (194 resolved with 5 deaths), ...
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  • January 12: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 12 Jan 2021     The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. These numbers are for a two-day period (January 10 and 11). Confirmed positive: 667, including 320 in Kawartha Lakes, 309 in Northumberland, and 38 in Haliburton (increase of 9 in Northumberland) *Active cases: 74, including 38 in Kawartha ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 12 Jan 2021   The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • January 11: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 11 Jan 2021     The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. These numbers are for a two-day period (January 10 and 11). Confirmed positive: 660, including 320 in Kawartha Lakes, 301 in Northumberland, and39 in Haliburton (increase of 18, including 6 in Kawartha Lakes, 11 in Northumberland, and 1in ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor, 1996), 11 Jan 2021   The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • September 24: COVID-19 screening and resources offered through Fleming Safe mobile app
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 24 Sep 2020     While the majority of students are attending classes online, those accessing campuses can complete a daily COVID-19 self-assessment and have results shared instantly with Fleming’s security desk
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 24 Sep 2020   While the majority of students are attending classes online, those accessing campuses ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • September 24: COVID testing demands see RMH line-ups extend to Sussex Street
    McGinn, William, The Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns), 24 Sep 2020     With the arrival of the long-anticipated cold and flu season and reopening of schools, plus an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases across Ontario, some line-ups have had wait times of up to six hours in some cities. Some clinics have even been forced to turn people away.
    McGinn, William, The Lindsay Advocate (Lindsay, Ontario: Roderick Benns), 24 Sep 2020   With the arrival of the long-anticipated cold and flu season and reopening ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • November 23: Have you had COVID-19 but didn't realize it? A new antibody test at LifeLabs will detect prior infection
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week (2004), 23 Nov 2020     LifeLabs, with an office in Lindsay, announced November 23, 2020 the launch of Health Canada approved antibody test, made to help customers and care providers assess and determine prior COVID-19 infection. Consumers were able to purchase the test individually in Ontario for $75.
    Kawartha Lakes This Week, Kawartha Lakes This Week (2004), 23 Nov 2020   LifeLabs, with an office in Lindsay, announced November 23, 2020 the launch ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • November 25: Kawartha residents will likely have to wait until end of year for rapid COVID-19 test
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 25 Nov 2020     New COVID-19 rapid tests were already delivered to two Ontario hospitals with 20 more preparing to launch in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, health officials in Kawartha Lakes didn't expect to see them until the end of the year.
    Whitnall, Catherine, Kawartha Lakes This Week (Kawartha Lakes, ON: Kawartha Media Group, 2004), 25 Nov 2020   New COVID-19 rapid tests were already delivered to two Ontario hospitals with ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • December 18: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 18 Dec 2020     The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. Confirmed positive: 429, including 219 in Kawartha Lakes, 183 in Northumberland, 27 in Haliburton (increase of 4 in Northumberland) *Active cases: 52, including 7 in Kawartha Lakes and 45 in Northumberland (net decrease of 2) Probable cases: 0 ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 18 Dec 2020   The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • December 19: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 19 Dec 2020     The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. Confirmed positive: 439, including 219 in Kawartha Lakes, 193 in Northumberland, 27 in Haliburton (increase of 10 in Northumberland) Active cases: 42, including 7 in Kawartha Lakes and 40 in Northumberland (decrease of 10, including 5 in Kawartha ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 19 Dec 2020   The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • December 23: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 23 Dec 2020     The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s service area is the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Haliburton County. The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. Confirmed positive: 461, including 224 in Kawartha Lakes, 215 in Northumberland, 27 in Haliburton (increase of 2, ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 23 Dec 2020   The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s service area is the ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
  • December 22: Daily COVID Update
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 22 Dec 2020     The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. Confirmed positive: 461, including 223 in Kawartha Lakes, 211 in Northumberland, 27 in Haliburton (increase of 3, including 1 in Kawartha Lakes and 2 in Northumberland) Active cases: 48, including 4 in Kawartha Lakes and 44 in Northumberland ...
    Taylor, Jeannine, kawarthaNOW.com ( Jeannine Taylor), 22 Dec 2020   The health unit provides reports from Monday to Saturday, excluding statutory holidays. ...
    Kawartha Lakes Public Library
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COVID-19: The Kawartha Lakes Pandemic Time Capsule


A collection of local and general news articles, photographs, experiences shared by citizens of the City of Kawartha Lakes during the COVID-19 global pandemic shutdown, March 17, 2020 to the present day. The COVID-19 pandemic made the world reconsider standards of public health care, childcare, and debate on the future of the working world as global economies shut down behind lockdowns and stay-at-home orders to protect their citizens from the fast-spreading novel coronavirus or COVID-19. In Ontario, outbreaks at many long-term care homes led to an investigation in September 2020 into the living and working situations within the homes following deployment of Canadian military to support exhausted front-line long-term care home workers and alleviate short-staffed situations. As of July 13, 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic infected 1,421,447 Canadians (547,409 in Ontario, 1136 in Kawartha Lakes). 1,390,048 people recovered from the infection (536,603 in Ontario, 1070 in Kawartha Lakes). 26,450 Canadians died due to COVID-19 (9258 in Ontario, 58 in Kawartha Lakes). As of July 13, 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic infected 187,261,860 people worldwide. 172,407,698 people recovered from the virus. 4,039,060 deaths due to COVID-19 were reported worldwide.