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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the editor of CollingwoodToday.ca

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Recent Work by Erika

Collingwood man found dead, second man charged with murder

Collingwood man found dead, second man charged with murder

Police announced murder charges connected to an incident downtown Collingwood Jan. 14
362 new COVID cases, one new hospitalization in health unit update Friday

362 new COVID cases, one new hospitalization in health unit update Friday

The region's hospitals are nearly at capacity for acute care beds occupied by patients with and without COVID
421 patients in Ontario ICUs because of COVID, testing captures 10,964 new cases

421 patients in Ontario ICUs because of COVID, testing captures 10,964 new cases

Approximately 2,000 people are currently hospitalized because of COVID-19
Heavy police presence downtown this morning, OPP still mum on details

Heavy police presence downtown this morning, OPP still mum on details

There will be an ongoing investigation over the next few days, report OPP
27 people from Simcoe-Muskoka hospitalized for COVID-19, 6 in ICU

27 people from Simcoe-Muskoka hospitalized for COVID-19, 6 in ICU

358 new cases captured by limited lab testing in the region on Jan. 13
Top doc warns COVID numbers unreliable, priority on supporting essential services

Top doc warns COVID numbers unreliable, priority on supporting essential services

'I’m focused not so much on data, but knowledge ... ways of knowing how well we're functioning,' says Dr. Charles Gardner, medical officer of health for Simcoe-Muskoka region
410 COVID patients in Ontario ICUs, testing captures 9,909 new cases

410 COVID patients in Ontario ICUs, testing captures 9,909 new cases

A little over half of the 3,630 COVID-positive patients in hospital were admitted because of COVID-19
Province promises school vaccine clinics, health unit can't do that yet

Province promises school vaccine clinics, health unit can't do that yet

With mass-vaccine clinics in several communities in the region already booked well in advance, the area top doc said it will take time to switch to school-based clinics
300 new COVID cases in region, health unit not reporting municipal breakdown

300 new COVID cases in region, health unit not reporting municipal breakdown

Four COVID-related deaths reported in Simcoe County today
Collingwood hospital going after provincial funding for MRI lab

Collingwood hospital going after provincial funding for MRI lab

Ontario is offering to fund 15 new MRI labs, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital is applying for one