The number of life-saving naloxone kits being distributed in Windsor has seen a significant drop since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, while overdose-related emergency department visits — and deaths — appear to be increasing.
Six months ago, cross-border health-care worker Torry Robertson of LaSalle, Ont. contracted COVID-19 — leading to diagnoses of renal failure, MRSA and bacterial pneumonia and almost 40 days connected to a ventilator. But Friday, he was finally given the green light to go home, with neighbours, friends and family members cheering him on.
A localized state of emergency has been lifted in Kingsville, five days after emergency crews first attended to the site of a gas leak in the town.
Just three days after Windsor-Essex marked its first case of COVID-19 in a school, a second case has emerged in the region — this time, at a Catholic high school in the French board.