Coronavirus Cases

COVID-19: Greater Moncton SPCA delivers pet food to owners in isolation

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

The Greater Moncton SPCA is helping provide pet food for pet owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, some of whom are at home in isolation. Read more: N.B. to consider hotel quarantine exemptions on ‘case-by-case basis’: province In light of new quarantine requirements for travelers coming into New Brunswick, …

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Albertans line up as Montana tribe gifts surplus COVID-19 vaccines to Canadian neighbours

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

On a cloudy spring day, hundreds lined up in their cars on the Canadian side of the border crossing that separates Alberta and Montana. They had driven for hours and camped out in their vehicles in hopes of receiving the season’s hottest commodity — a COVID-19 vaccine — from …

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U.S. supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines: USTR

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

The United States supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday. These extraordinary times and circumstances of call for extraordinary measures. The US supports the waiver of IP protections on COVID-19 vaccines to help end the pandemic and we’ll actively participate …

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Manitoba reports death linked to COVID-19 variant for 3rd day in a row, 272 new cases

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

Two more Manitobans with COVID-19 have died, and health officials say one of the victims had been infected with the B.1.1.7 variant of concern, first identified in the United Kingdom. It’s the third day in a row a death has been linked to the more-contagious strain of the virus …

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Just For Laughs plans mix of virtual, in-person shows for summer festival

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 5, 2021 2:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Just For Laughs organizers say there will be a mix of virtual and in-person events …

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Ontario reports just under 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, 44 deaths

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

Ontario is reporting 2,941 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 479,633. Wednesday’s case count is slightly higher than Tuesday’s which saw 2,791 new infections. It is the second day in a row that cases are below 3,000. According to Wednesday’s report, 924 cases were …

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Manitoba drops COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to 45, everyone 12 and up likely eligible by May 21: official

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

Manitoba health officials are expanding vaccine eligibility for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and say all Manitobans 12 and over should be able to book a shot by May 21. Minimum age is dropping to 45 from 50 starting Wednesday, say officials. Read more: Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approved for …

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Quebec reports more than 900 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

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

Quebec is reporting 915 new cases and five more deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday. The province’s total numbers of infections stands at 354,390 while the death toll has now reached 10,964. Recoveries, meanwhile, have surpassed 334,000 since the health crisis began. READ MORE: Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccine drive …

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COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on May 5

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 Wednesday: Ontario to update COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan on Wednesday Ontario is expected to update its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan today. Health Minister Christine Elliott and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones are scheduled to address the province’s …

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Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccine drive takes off as age eligibility drops to 40

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

Quebecers headed to the internet in record-breaking droves to sign up for their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine as the province expands its immunization campaign. Health Minister Christian Dubé says more than 236,000 appointments were booked Tuesday, the highest single-day tally so far. The province lowered the minimum …

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