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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the Community Editor for CollingwoodToday.ca

Recent Work by Erika

COVID-19: Here's the situation in Collingwood, today

COVID-19: Here's the situation in Collingwood, today

Seven of the 25 cases linked to the local apartment outbreak are confirmed to be the B.1.1.7 (UK) variant strain
Tiny senior among 34 new COVID-19 cases reported in Simcoe County

Tiny senior among 34 new COVID-19 cases reported in Simcoe County

Two more cases linked to a Collingwood apartment outbreak confirmed as the COVID-19 UK variant strain
17 Barrie residents among 34 new COVID cases reported in Simcoe County

17 Barrie residents among 34 new COVID cases reported in Simcoe County

184 local cases have also tested positive for B.1.1.7 UK variant, which is up by two cases since last report
3 Innisfil residents among 34 new COVID cases reported in Simcoe County

3 Innisfil residents among 34 new COVID cases reported in Simcoe County

There is one Innisfil resident in hospital with the virus
Health unit reports death of Bradford man

Health unit reports death of Bradford man

The man was over 80 and died on Feb. 21
Two Orillia residents among 34 new COVID cases reported today

Two Orillia residents among 34 new COVID cases reported today

There are currently 513 active, lab-confirmed cases in the region, most of which are in Simcoe County, the health unit reports
One Collingwood resident among 34 new COVID cases reported in Simcoe County

One Collingwood resident among 34 new COVID cases reported in Simcoe County

Two more of the cases linked to the apartment outbreak have been confirmed as the UK variant strain of COVID-19
Town reports about $2.2M in non-competitive purchases last year

Town reports about $2.2M in non-competitive purchases last year

Staff used the non-standard purchasing method for items or services 30 times last year, according to the annual report provided by the town's procurement department
Ontario reports 1,258 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 1,258 new COVID cases Friday

Today's report includes 1,007 recoveries and 28 deaths
Ontario reports 1,258 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 1,258 new COVID cases Friday

Public Health Ontario has reported 1,138 new cases of COVID-19 today (Feb. 24). Today's report includes 23 new deaths, four were residents at long-term care homes.