‘Our situation is dire,’ Ontario health officials warn as COVID-19 cases continue surge

'Our situation is dire,' Ontario health officials warn as COVID-19 cases continue surge 1


Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe issued a grim warning about COVID-19 in Ontario, saying the “situation is dire” in the province and cases will continue to rise for the foreseeable future.


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46 Comments on "‘Our situation is dire,’ Ontario health officials warn as COVID-19 cases continue surge"

  1. Nothing Burger | April 15, 2021 at 4:13 PM | Reply

    Give HazMat suits to anyone who is scared.
    The rest of society is moving on.

    • Fergus Mallon | April 15, 2021 at 6:34 PM | Reply

      @Mohameat TictocKaboom I would love too but that won’t help when it hits. We’ll see how glib you are then. Don’t say you haven’t been warned.

    • Leeth Starwatcher | April 15, 2021 at 6:45 PM | Reply

      @Fergus Mallon Let the idiots die off Fergus. Natural selection. Who are we to interfere?

    • Borat Sagdiyev | April 15, 2021 at 7:33 PM | Reply

      Okay cool so long as you’re ok going without medical care for the foreseeable future

    • flowerdiva18 | April 15, 2021 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      Hahaha. Great idea!

    • @Leeth Starwatcher but i thought the main philosophy behind all these government measures was to protect one another and that we’re all in this together. Well your statement isn’t conducive to that at all.

  2. Justin Creighton-Emmer | April 15, 2021 at 4:19 PM | Reply

    But I thought lockdowns worked?

    • Khizer Qureshi | April 15, 2021 at 6:41 PM | Reply

      They lockdown everything except big corporations and the airports where the variants come in from..

  3. martK banjoboy | April 15, 2021 at 4:26 PM | Reply

    All they have to do is take all NS nurses and doctors to Ontario to work for the duration. Problem solved for the ‘golden horsesh__.’

  4. Thomas Niles-Pflanzer | April 15, 2021 at 4:29 PM | Reply

    Lockdowns obviously don’t work so what are you really doing?

  5. It’s dire? QUICK, seal off parliament so NO politicians get out indefinitely!

  6. Skeptic 4 Reason | April 15, 2021 at 5:01 PM | Reply

    Is she just reading “what they wrote for her”? again?

  7. jean francois du tremble | April 15, 2021 at 5:05 PM | Reply

    time to go spend summer in the usa 😉

  8. mark sperring | April 15, 2021 at 5:17 PM | Reply

    One last thing you forgot. The money we will need to fix this sort of situation has been thrown away on measures that had no meanful chance of stopping the spread.

  9. Jeff .Lavoie | April 15, 2021 at 5:24 PM | Reply

    Is she reading what’s just put in front of her this time too?

  10. Once you give them the power, they never give it back! This is not going to end anytime soon.🤬

    • Agreed. Ford went from the Premier of Ontario to king of Ontario.
      I don’t remember anyone saying anything about a King in the election.

  11. The thumbnail to this vid is hilarious
    She’s deep in though of what to have for lunch lol

  12. Lorenzo Cabason | April 15, 2021 at 6:08 PM | Reply

    They will say anything and make up ANYTHING to keep their power.

  13. Thomas Gunnarski | April 15, 2021 at 6:19 PM | Reply

    I don’t even know what I talking about I just read what they tell me too

  14. Ya ya… just let me know when I can go into my local store and buy myself some shoes and shorts for summer.

  15. Not Your Dog | April 15, 2021 at 6:31 PM | Reply

    Nice jacket where’s the magic show playing at ?

  16. flowerdiva18 | April 15, 2021 at 6:33 PM | Reply

    Are those the same health officials caught on hot mike that they only repeat what the politicians told them to?

  17. Isn’t this the lady who got caught on a hot mic saying she only reads what “they” tell her to say?

  18. This is our WWII, with every war there are casualties.

  19. I’m wearing mask since Jan 2020, and am going about all activities of daily public life. Never caught corona; not even common colds/ coughs that I was so prone to – in pre-mask era. I’m sure all these positive cases flouted some rule(s).

    • Put 3 on just incase lol. FYI a mask doesn’t block out viruses. It’s like using a chain linked fence to block out mosquitos. I don’t wear a mask anywhere and havnt caught the cold or the covid either.

  20. bluedragonfire | April 15, 2021 at 9:03 PM | Reply

    My family members were at the Brampton hospital last week and they said it was quiet outside emergency.

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