... One new COVID-19 death was reported Thursday while 71 people were in hospital, including 29 in ICU and 13 people on ventilators. As for the continued closure of amusement parks and theme parks, the premier said he found it “ironic (that people) who talk about protecting the kids (in schools) want to see them in lineups” at the parks. Need help? 14/07/20 - Daniel Bryning.

Province to assign $6 million seized by police in criminal cases to fund campaigns against human trafficking, domestic violence and gun and gang issues. news@cfra.com, 299 Queen Street West ... Find more Water Parks near Calypso Cove.

Join the mailing list to receive daily email updates. The EOHU is taking a regional approach, working with local departments to provide COVID-19 testing. K1N 9H7, TOLL-FREE Studio Line It’s the first time residents at the shelter have been infected with COVID-19 and all three families have been moved into isolation. The parking lot of the Calypso waterpark in Limoges ON., outside of Ottawa, has been converted into a temporary drive-through COVID-19 testing centre, set up to help alleviate backlogs of people looking to get tests across the capital region. 1-800-580-CFRA (2372), Confidential News Tip Line Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited. The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is teaming up with Ontario Health East and paramedics from both Stormont Dundas and Glengary and Prescott Russell to provide the testing. 613 443-9995 / info@calypsopark.com. Despite our comprehensive efforts, the Ontario provincial government has not allowed the opening of waterparks this summer. Point Mallard Waterpark, a summertime destination known for its wave pool in north Alabama, will not open for the 2020 season, Decatur city officials announced today. 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. Testing will be open to everyone over the age of one. Asked later what he thinks the PSW’s should be paid the premier said “I can’t put a number on it” but said “we’re going to do something for them. Of those, 19 are in intensive care. COVID-19 Updates. Recreation Centers, Water Parks, Sports Clubs. "We are getting a lot of younger kids who because any symptoms they come up with they have to stay home and either wait it out 14 days or get tested ... so I think that's causing an overload.".

It was the fourth day in a row with fewer than 100 new cases. Calypso Park did not open for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an aside, the premier said he still considers the province’s personal support workers are “underpaid and overworked” and said he planned to work with cabinet colleagues to address those issues. One new COVID-19 death was reported Thursday while 71 people were in hospital, including 29 in ICU and 13 people on ventilators. “Despite our comprehensive efforts, the Ontario provincial government has not allowed the opening of waterparks this summer,” the company said in a post on its Facebook page Thursday. Visit our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings. (613) 562-6671, Contact our Newsroom (613) 789-2486, Sandra Bonnell - General Sales Manager prior to a long-term care home visit). The province also announced that select pharmacies will be able to provide appointment-based COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic people beginning Friday. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. ON For one Ottawa restaurant, a regular customer helped lift the spirits of staff with a big tip. Premier Doug Ford continues to defend the province’s back-to-school strategy, insisting “we have the best plan, bar none, of all the provinces.”. OTTAWA -- Calypso's summer is now over. Health Minister Christine Elliott noted that 159 cases of COVID-19 had been resolved since the last report. “I encourage everyone to go back to work if they are called, if (employers) call you and you don’t go to work you could be out of a job.”. Calypso Water Theme Park Photo by Pat McGrath / Postmedia. Edit. The programs will take place over the next three years. Premier said he still considers the province’s personal support workers are “underpaid and overworked”, He said “I can’t put a number on (what they should be paid)” but “we’re going to do something for them. Nobody knows, tap here to see other videos from our team. The province also will assign $6 million seized by police in criminal cases to fund campaigns against human trafficking, domestic violence and gun and gang issues. A Nickelodeon amusement park, an ice rink and an indoor ski slope opened late last year, but the retail section was supposed to have a limited opening March 19, along with the water park. The Ontario government has rolled out a series of temporary promotions and discounts for frontline workers at some of the province’s most popular tourist attractions, including free annual passes to the Art Gallery of Ontario, 2-for-1 admission to Niagara Parks every Thursday, and free general admission to the Royal Ontario Museum. 613-521-1000, Reception (9am-6pm) We have enabled email notifications—you will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, there is an update to a comment thread you follow or if a user you follow comments. My mask got wet during a rain or snow storm, what should I do? "They're thinking they could do 1,000 (tests) a day," says Roumeliotis.

Things to do in Baytown. Events; Events. With files from CTV Ottawa reports record-setting 326 active COVID-19 cases, Individuals who have been referred by public health due to close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, Residents or workers in settings that have a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by their local public health unit, Individuals who have been referred by a health care professional or need to get tested to meet Ministry guidelines (e.g. Ford said the plan was formulated with “the best medical advice available.”. 17/01/20 - Harley Wright.

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Just stay tuned.”. Ottawa Public Health confirmed 19 new cases Thursday. In other news, the Calypso Water Theme Park near Limoges, east of Ottawa, has thrown in the towel on the 2020 summer after the provincial government announced further delays on reopening of large theme parks. News, Events, Competitions and more! The Eastern Ontario Health Unit is teaming up with Ontario Health East and paramedics from both Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry and Prescott-Russell to open a temporary COVID-19 testing centre in the parking lot at Calypso. Just stay tuned.”. 04/08/20 - Harley Wright. He says the number of individuals coming to the pop-up testing centres over the last few weeks has far surpassed their capacity. Saskatchewan reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, setting a new active case record for the province. “(People) in all the other provinces are screaming ‘We want Ontario’s plan’,” the premier said at a news conference. “Calypso will survive these tough times and we’ll be ready to welcome you back in 2021 with a splash.”, Tourism Minister Lisa MacLeod said Wednesday that Ontario’s medical officer of health Dr. David Williams has advised that theme and water parks “still pose a significant threat as a result of COVID-19 and therefore will not be able to open at this time.”. It is with an immense heartfelt sadness that we must post today. That’s where there’s politics,” he said. The line-up of cars stretched for nearly one kilometre on Friday as people waited to get tested for COVID-19 in the parking lot of the popular tourist attraction. Slides Are Back Open! - Calypso Cove Water Park. Even with the added site, Calypso waterpark reached its testing capacity for the day by mid-afternoon on Friday.