Radio Western News Update

Newscast - Monday October 5 2020

Navaneeth Mohan

COVID UPDATE
Ontario reported 615 cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 54,814.

CAMPUS:
A team of researchers from Western University has designed, developed and constructed a new portable temperature regulating device, which can be used to transport a wide array of temperature-sensitive items including organs, vaccines and pharmaceuticals.

LOCAL
Richmond, between Piccadilly and Mill streets, shut down Monday morning to all traffic because emergency rail work was needed to fix a broken rail and to replace damaged crossing surface.
The closure is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

SPORTS
Basketball and hockey players might get a somewhat normal sports season this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

WEATHER
This Monday had a cloudy start which cleared up by the afternoon for a daytime high of 14. Tonight we’ll see the mercury dip to 8. Tuesday and Wednesday will see more of Mr.Sun with slightly higher temperatures than today but there is a small chance of showers in the early hours of Wednesday.