NEWSCAST - Wednesday 18th November 2020
- Ontario reported an additional 1,417 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, as well as 32 more deaths linked to the illness — the most on any single day during the second wave of the pandemic that's currently gripping parts of the province.
- Inspired by fellow Western students who started The Basket Project — a non-profit organization that provides COVID-19 hygiene and protection kits to the homeless — Liam Briggs, Keegan Mongru and Sophie Hofmann started a division in Oshawa this past summer.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL:
- Three people have tested positive for the coronavirus, while another 19 have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported on Tuesday.
- The Thames Valley District school board may move students from in-person classes to remote learning if the province opts for an extended winter break amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech appears to protect 94% of adults over 65 years old.
- On Thursday, expect a temperature of 12 degrees with cloudy skies. Moving onto Friday expect temperatures to be 15 degrees with sunny skies. Expect temperatures to be at a max. Of 3 degrees.