Coronavirus Cases

Colombia becomes second Latin American country to diagnose over 1M coronavirus cases – National

Colombia becomes second Latin American country to diagnose over 1M coronavirus cases - National

BOGOTA — Colombia reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a week. The nation of 50 million saw cases peak in August and has seen a decline since but still continues to register around …

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Canada’s COVID-19 infections surpass 213,000 as Ontario breaks record in new cases – National

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Canada added another 2,224 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday raising the country’s total COVID-19 infections to over 213,000. Health authorities also reported another 34 deaths from the virus, though only 13 had occurred over the past 24 hours. To date, a total of 213,739 people have …

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Northern Manitoba braces for increased COVID-19 restrictions while cases rise

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While Manitoba’s north is set to come under increased restrictions meant to combat rising COVID-19 case numbers Monday, the mayor of The Pas says heightened rules are necessary to quell the virus’s spread. “We need to get a handle on this virus in our community and if the restrictions …

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Mask use could cut COVID-19 transmission in Saskatchewan by 50%: Shahab

Mask use could cut COVID-19 transmission in Saskatchewan by 50%: Shahab

Universal and consistent mask-wearing could cut COVID-19 transmission in Saskatchewan by at least 50 per cent, said the province’s chief medical health officer. “Mask use is an important layer. I would say it’s an essential layer,” said Dr. Saqib Shahab during the province’s COVID-19 update on Friday. “There are …

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New Saskatchewan COVID-19 cases reach single-day record

New Saskatchewan COVID-19 cases reach single-day record

Saskatchewan reported 78 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the highest single-day increase the province has seen to date. This is the second time in a week the province set a new daily record of novel coronavirus cases. The record was first broken on Oct. 19, when the province …

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Coronavirus: 1 new death and 1 new outbreak in Middlesex London – London

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The Middlesex London health unit is reporting one new death linked to the novel coronavirus on Saturday. The death, a 51-year-old woman, is not associated with any long-term care or retirement home. This new fatality brings the local death toll to 60 people and is the second one recorded …

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Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 24

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 24

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Saturday. Halton officials call for ‘targeted’ approach as province considers new COVID-19 restrictions Officials in Halton Region are calling on the province to consider a “targeted approach, backed by conclusive data” as opposed to blanket …

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Two more Manitoba deaths, 153 new COVID-19 cases – Winnipeg

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Manitoba public health officials have identified the 49th and 50th deaths linked to COVID-19. Officials say both are women in their 70s from the Winnipeg health region, one of which is connected to an outbreak at Misericordia Place. Read more: Parkview Place needs province to take over care: Manitoba …

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Quebec records 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 26 more connected deaths – Montreal

Quebec records 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 26 more connected deaths - Montreal

Quebec is reporting 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 today as well as 26 more deaths attributed to the virus. Authorities say only five of those deaths occurred within the past 24 hours, with most from between Oct. 17 and Oct. 22. Montreal saw the highest number of new cases at …

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COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 2 Regina schools

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at 2 Regina schools

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has declared COVID-19 outbreaks at 2 Regina schools. Both outbreaks were declared on Friday at Kitchener Community Elementary School and Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School. Read more: Coronavirus: List of Saskatchewan school exposures and outbreaks According to Regina Catholic Schools, two positive cases have been …

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