Coronavirus: City of Toronto receives 141 complaints about gatherings, unsafe behaviour in parks – Toronto

Coronavirus: City of Toronto receives 141 complaints about gatherings, unsafe behaviour in parks - Toronto

The City of Toronto says there were still some persistent problem areas at city parks during an enforcement blitz over the weekend amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press release issued on Sunday, the city said 141 complaints about gatherings and unsafe behaviour at parks were reported to 311 on …

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Kitchener, Ont., retirement home resident dies from COVID-19, more residents infected

2 residents of Kitchener retirement home test positive for COVID-19

One of the residents of Highview Residences in Kitchener, Ont., who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, a representative of the company told Global News in a statement. “Our hearts go out to his family, and we will truly miss him,” Highview COO Joy Birch said in a statement. READ …

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Dartmouth, N.S., liquor store employee tests positive for COVID-19 – Halifax

Dartmouth, N.S., liquor store employee tests positive for COVID-19 - Halifax

An employee at a liquor store in Dartmouth, N.S., has tested positive for COVID-19. In a social media statement Sunday night, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) confirmed the positive case at its Portland Street location. “The employee has our full support,” the NSLC tweeted. “The store will reopen at …

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Grocery store employees are essential during coronavirus, but they’re scared – National

Grocery store employees are essential during coronavirus, but they’re scared - National

Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves. They disinfect keypads, freezer handles and checkout counters as hundreds of people weave around them, sometimes standing too close for comfort amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some work for …

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Coronavirus patients worldwide rush to join experimental drug studies – National

Coronavirus patients worldwide rush to join experimental drug studies - National

The new coronavirus made Dr. Jag Singh a patient at his own hospital. His alarm grew as he saw an X-ray of his pneumonia-choked lungs and colleagues asked his wishes about life support while wheeling him into Massachusetts General’s intensive care unit. When they offered him a chance to help …

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3 in 4 U.S. hospitals already treating coronavirus patients with worst yet to come – National

3 in 4 U.S. hospitals already treating coronavirus patients with worst yet to come - National

Three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, according to a federal report that finds hospitals expect to be overwhelmed as cases rocket toward their projected peak. A report due out Monday from a federal watchdog agency warns that different, widely reported …

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Ontario salesman claims Amway product will filter COVID-19 virus

Ontario salesman claims Amway product will filter COVID-19 virus

Would you buy a $2,299 home air filtration system if it protects you from getting sick from COVID-19? A salesman marketing the Atmosphere Sky air purifier from Amway thought he might have a willing buyer. But the salesperson didn’t realize the man he was pitching by phone, text and in …

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Thinking about death amid coronavirus? A living will could help

Thinking about death amid coronavirus? A living will could help

When you think about the end of your life, do you worry about being alone or being a burden to the people you love? Does the idea of losing your mobility or being unable to communicate make you worry? Do you hate the idea of being kept alive by mechanical …

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Japan set to declare state of emergency to bolster coronavirus measures – National

Japan set to declare state of emergency to bolster coronavirus measures - National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted April 6, 2020 6:37 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures …

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Coronavirus: Ontario parents, teachers say transition to e-learning will be a learning process

Coronavirus: Ontario parents, teachers say transition to e-learning will be a learning process

TORONTO – As school-aged children prepare for online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers and parents say it’ll be an imperfect process as they figure out how to work with each family’s needs. Elementary-age children, parents say, need more time and supervision than high school students, who also start e-learning …

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