News Item – Doctors point to staffing issues as second wave of COVID-19 rips through Ontario’s nursing homes

There were 4,118 cases in Ontario on Monday, according to the Star’s tally collected from public health units, a number which Dionne Aleman, a University of Toronto professor, CHE affiliate and an expert in pandemic modelling, called “extremely disappointing and also completely predictable”.

Aleman has been critical of the provincial government’s current lockdown measures and has said repeatedly that they don’t go far enough. Although the latest restrictions appear to have slowed down the exponential growth of cases, according to the rolling seven-day average, said Aleman, they are not enough to “actually decrease the spread of COVID”.

Full article at: Toronto Star