Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Monday, March 16th, 2020

Shyla Strathman

CAMPUS:
-Based on the evolving situation of COVID-19 and advice from local health officials, Western has decided to make changes to the facilities that are made available to students and faculty members. 
-To keep yourselves informed, please visit www.uwo.ca/coronavirus

LOCAL:
-The Middlesex-London Health Unit is opening a COVID-19 assessment centre today at London’s Oakridge Arena, located at 825 Valetta St. 
-The Middlesex-London Health Unit has been notified by the Ontario Public Health Laboratory of a positive case of COVID-19 in London.
-As of March 15th, 2020, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada is 304, with 142 in Ontario. However, the public health risk remains low for Canadian citizens

SPORTS: 
-The Fanshawe Falcons lost 3-1 to Red Deer in the third-place game at the collegiate championships Saturday at Quebec City.

WEATHER:
-Tomorrow expect a temperature of 8 degrees with clouds and some showers. Moving onto Wednesday, expect a temperature of 7 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. It is currently -4 degrees, with a high of 7 degrees later today.