Canada Coronavirus

B.C. health officials to provide Monday COVID-19 update

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

B.C. health officials are set to provide a COVID-19 update on Monday afternoon. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry are scheduled to speak at a news conference at 3 p.m., which will be aired live on BC1, on our website, the Global BC Facebook …

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2 charged following anti-mask, anti-lockdown protest in Collingwood, Ont.

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

Two people have been charged following an anti-mask and anti-lockdown protest that took place in Collingwood, Ont., on Saturday. This past weekend, police say demonstrators gathered in the area of First and Hurontario streets. Officers spoke with several people at the scene, most of whom they say were cooperative. …

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New Brunswick reports 15 new cases of COVID-19, another death

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

New Brunswick is reporting the death of someone over the age of 90 in Zone 4 (Edmundston region) relating to COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 38. The province said the person was a resident of Pavillon Beau-Lieu, a special care home in Grand Falls. …

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COVID-19: Ontario may shorten interval between vaccine doses as more supply expected

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

Ontario might shorten the length of time between COVID-19 vaccine doses as it prepares to receive more supply this month. The province expects to receive weekly Pfizer vaccine shipments of more than 785,000 doses in May, and more than 938,000 doses next month. Health Minister Christine Elliott says the …

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8 from GTA charged following gathering at Muskoka cottage

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

Eight people from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have been charged following a gathering that took place at a cottage in Gravenhurst, Ont., on Saturday night. Under Ontario’s current stay-at-home order, gatherings with anyone outside of one’s household are prohibited in order to curb the spread of the third …

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Manitoba’s top doctor to give COVID-19 update

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

Manitoba’s chief public health officer will give an update on the province’s efforts against COVID-19 on Monday. Dr. Brent Roussin has scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: 281 COVID-19 cases in Manitoba Sunday, 2 deaths The …

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Nova Scotia reports 146 new COVID-19 cases, active total closing in on 1,000

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

Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, are set to provide an update after the province recorded 146 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. So far, the province has 943 active cases. Out of the new cases, 130 are in the central …

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Quebec reports under 800 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise

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

Quebec is reporting 798 new cases and two more deaths Monday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues. Authorities say none of those fatalities attributed to the novel coronavirus occurred in the past 24 hours. The newly recorded deaths were retroactively added to toll. The vaccination campaign saw another 38,187 …

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Ontario reports more than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

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

Ontario is reporting 3,436 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The provincial total now stands at 473,901. Monday’s case count is lower than Sunday which saw 3,732 new infections. On Saturday, 3,369 new cases were recorded. According to Monday’s report, 985 cases were recorded in Toronto, 714 in Peel Region, …

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Nova Scotia shutdown likely to be extended given spike in COVID-19 cases

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

Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang, said it’s highly likely that the provincewide shutdown will stretch past the two-week time period. Strang said given the extent of the virus’s spread, the province had much more COVID-19 spread in early April than public health was aware …

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