NEWSCAST - Monday 8th February 2021
- On Monday, provincial health officials logged 1,265 infections of the novel coronavirus and 33 more deaths linked to the disease.
- Western residences will reopen just before Reading Week, but students looking to return must get tested for COVID-19 and prepare for stricter social-distancing enforcement than when they left.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL:
- For the first time in three weeks congregants at the Church of God in Aylmer, Ont. didn't enter the church Sunday.
- South Africa has put its rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on hold after a study showed "disappointing" results against its new Covid variant.
Scientists say the variant accounts for 90% of new Covid cases in South Africa.
- On Tuesday, expect a temperature of -6 degrees with cloudy skies. Moving onto Wednesday expect temperatures to be -7 degrees with sunny skies. Expect temperatures to be at a max. Of -6 degrees.