Coronavirus Cases

Ontario reports more than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

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

Ontario is reporting 3,424 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The provincial total now stands at 483,057. Thursday’s case count is higher than Wednesday’s which saw 2,941 new infections. The case count jumped back above 3,000 after being below that mark the previous two days. According to Thursday report, 958 …

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Canada should ‘join forces’ with U.S. to support waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents: expert

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

The United States’ support of waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines is a “major first step” to aiding global efforts to end the pandmeic, one health expert says, but now it’s time for Canada to follow suit. Ananya Tina Banerjee, assistant professor in global health at McGill University, said …

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B.C. RCMP reveals locations of COVID-19 travel checkpoints

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

The B.C. RCMP says it will begin setting up road checks to enforce the province’s ban on non-essential travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday. The province implemented new travel restrictions in late April, which split the province into three zones: the Lower Mainland, the Interior/North and Vancouver Island. …

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B.C. reports 572 new COVID-19 cases, fewest in over 6 weeks

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There were no new COVID-19 deaths in British Columbia Wednesday, as the province reported the fewest new cases in a 24-hour period in more than six weeks. In a written statement, health officials reported 572 new cases, the lowest total since March 20. It brought the seven-day moving average down …

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Alberta restaurant owners frustrated as COVID-19 closures cut into prime patio season

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 5, 2021 3:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta bar and restaurant owners say they’re frustrated their patios are being forced to close …

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Doug Ford defends Ontario LTC minister after scathing commission report

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 5, 2021 5:21 pm     Updated May 5, 2021 5:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Premier …

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Will Canada have made at home COVID-19 booster vaccines in 2021? Expert says likely not

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

As officials work to vaccinate the population against COVID-19, experts have warned that the virus could become endemic, meaning booster shots are likely going to be required to ensure long-term protection from the coronavirus. Currently, all of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccines are coming from abroad, which means Canada has been …

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Death toll exceeds 500 as Saskatchewan adds 196 new COVID-19 cases

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

Saskatchewan has reached another milestone since the pandemic began with more than 500 total COVID-19-related deaths after two were added on Wednesday. Both of the recently deceased were reported in the 70-79 age group and from the Saskatoon and Regina zones, according to a press release. There have now …

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COVID-19: 1 death, 113 cases in London-Middlesex; record 99 hospitalized at LHSC

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 One person has died and another 113 have tested positive for COVID-19, officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported on Wednesday. At the same …

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Peel Region to allow all those 18+ to book COVID-19 vaccine appointment beginning Thursday

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

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie has announced that all residents aged 18 years and older in Peel Region will be able to book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment beginning Thursday at 8 a.m. The move comes just days after Ontario expanded eligibility in the provincial booking system to 18 years and …

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