Coronavirus Cases

Manitoba reports highest daily COVID-19 case count since December, 4 more deaths

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

Manitoba reported its highest one day jump in COVID-19 cases since December and four additional deaths Thursday. The 363 new cases mark the first time the province has seen a daily case count over 300 since early January, and is the highest one-day jump in cases since mid-December, when …

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Nova Scotia sets another daily COVID-19 record with 182 cases

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

Nova Scotia reported 182 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a new single day record, as the number of active cases in the province surpassed 1,300. There are 155 cases in Central Zone, 16 in Eastern Zone, seven in Northern Zone and four in Western Zone. As of Thursday, …

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COVID-19: Quebec to start vaccinating children aged 12 to 17 by end of school year

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

Quebec is widening its COVID-19 immunization campaign to include adolescents aged 12 to 17, the province’s health minister said Thursday. Christian Dubé announced the measure one day after Health Canada Pfizer-BioNTech authorized vaccine for children 12 and up. The goal is to offer a first dose to that age …

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Ornge transferred 1,125 COVID-19 patients in ICUs across Ontario in April

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

Ornge air ambulance, the organization in charge of patient transfers, says it transferred 1,125 COVID-19 patients in ICUs across Ontario in April and another 183 patients from May 1 to May 5. April’s transfers were significantly higher than January, February and March which saw around 200-250 patients being transferred …

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COVID-19: 18-year-old among 3 deaths reported in London-Middlesex; 94 cases reported

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

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Vaccinations and Testing – Ontario An 18-year-old man has been identified as being one of three COVID-19-related deaths reported Thursday by the Middlesex-London Health Unit. The individual is the youngest person to die during the pandemic in London-Middlesex as a result …

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COVID:19: Toronto woman charged after gatherings reportedly held at Innisfil Airbnb

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

A Toronto woman has been charged in connection with an Airbnb rental in Innisfil, Ont., after gatherings were reported to be taking place at the address amid the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Ontario’s current emergency orders, short-term rentals are only allowed for people who are in …

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Woodbine Racetrack opens pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic to all Toronto hot spot residents, workers

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

Woodbine Racetrack has opened its pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic to all Toronto hot spots for residents and workers. The clinic at 55 Rexdale Blvd. originally opened Wednesday for the Rexdale Community with the postal codes M9V, M9R and M9W. However, by Wednesday afternoon, Unity Health Toronto tweeted about the …

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Quebec adds more than 900 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations dip

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

Quebec is reporting 907 new COVID-19 infections and seven additional deaths on Thursday, including one in the last 24 hours. The number of hospitalizations related to the health crisis dropped by eight to 580. This includes 144 patients in intensive care, a decrease of eight from the previous day. The …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 6

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

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday: Ornge air ambulance transferred a startling high of 1,125 COVID-19 patients in April Ornge air ambulance says it transferred 1,125 COVID-19 patients in ICUs in April and another 183 patients from May 1 to …

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COVID-19: Quebec looking to unveil a pandemic reopening plan like Saskatchewan

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

Quebec Premier François Legault wants to unveil a roadmap to reopening the province and lifting COVID-19  restrictions in the coming weeks. He said he wants to have a plan similar to Saskatchewan, which announced a three-step outline earlier this week to ease measures based on attaining certain vaccination levels. “What …

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