Canada Coronavirus

COVID-19: 80 cases in London-Middlesex as Elgin-Oxford, Huron-Perth record one death each

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Local health officials in London-Middlesex reported 80 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday as the province announced it would be extending its stay-at-home order until …

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COVID-19: 58 new cases, 3 additional deaths confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 58 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths in the region on Thursday, bringing the total local number up to 11,225, including 238 deaths. Local public health also reported 86 new cases of a coronavirus variant on Thursday, bringing the total up …

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COVID-19: Nearly 50% of MLHU adults have first dose, all adults to be eligible in 2 weeks

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nearly half of all adults within the Middlesex-London Health Unit‘s jurisdiction have already had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and access to vaccines is set to expand significantly in the next two weeks. London Mayor Ed Holder said Thursday that there’s been “incredible uptake of vaccines …

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City of Barrie files injunction against organizer of anti-lockdown protests

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The City of Barrie has filed an injunction to restrain the organizer of the ongoing anti-lockdown protests from co-ordinating, hosting and participating in any more gatherings on city property. The demonstrations, which have taken place around Barrie over the last number of weeks, are in contravention of Ontario’s current …

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COVID-19: Nova Scotia reports 110 new cases, including 8 at Halifax Infirmary

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia reported 110 new cases of COVID-19 and 155 recoveries on Thursday. There are 83 cases in Central Zone, 12 in Eastern Zone, nine in Western Zone and six in Northern Zone. The province said eight patients in a non-COVID unit at the Halifax Infirmary site of the …

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Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon as the province nears another milestone in its vaccine rollout. Alberta is expected to break the two million mark when it comes to doses administered to residents. Read more: Delaying 2nd COVID-19 vaccine …

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Urban Indigenous adults now eligible to book 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose in Simcoe Muskoka

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Urban Indigenous adults and their household members in Simcoe County and Muskoka are now eligible to book their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin is a primary care team in the region that is supporting community immunization clinics, although the organization said it’s not offering vaccines at …

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Quebec reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases again as hospitalizations fall

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

In Quebec, authorities recorded 781 new cases and five additional deaths attributable to COVID-19 in the province Thursday. The immunization campaign saw another 95,959 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered. More than four million shots have been given to date, the majority of which have been first doses. …

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Some of B.C.’s COVID hot spots also have the lowest vaccination rates, data shows

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Newly released neighbourhood-level data from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control is providing a clearer look at race between vaccination and COVID-19 in the province’s virus hot spots. On Wednesday, the province finally made the high-detail pandemic data public, which offers a snapshot of the province as of the …

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COVID-19: Mass vaccination site in Montreal opens up space for walk-ins

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A mass vaccination site at Palais des congrès in Montreal is opening up spots to accommodate those without appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. The CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, the regional health authority overseeing the site, said as of Thursday it will be freeing up a few hundred spots on a …

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