Coronavirus In Canada

Canada adds 1,085 new coronavirus cases as Trudeau warns of second wave – National

Canada adds 1,085 new coronavirus cases as Trudeau warns of second wave - National

Canada added 1,085 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, marking the fifth day in a row the country has seen a daily increase of more than 1,000. The new infections bring the country’s total case count to 147,612. Health authorities also said 10 more people have died …

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Coronavirus: Younger demographics lead infections in Manitoba, Canada – Winnipeg

Coronavirus: Younger demographics lead infections in Manitoba, Canada - Winnipeg

Younger demographics lead the pack in COVID-19 infections in Manitoba and Canada while the novel coronavirus‘s total infections increase across the nation. Federal officials warn the virus will continue to spread unless some early pandemic precautions are re-adopted and close contacts are reduced. “We’re on the brink of a …

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Mobile sites in Prince Albert to increase access to coronavirus testing: SHA

Mobile sites in Prince Albert to increase access to coronavirus testing: SHA

Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says the decision to have a series of mobile sites in Prince Albert was to provide additional access to novel coronavirus testing. Seventy-five people were tested at a mobile location in the city on Tuesday, according to a statement from SHA. Read more: McClean Lake …

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Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died – Montreal

Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died - Montreal

A report into a private long-term care home in suburban Montreal where dozens of residents died during the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April accuses the owners of organizational negligence. The Quebec government released the report into Residence Herron today, as well as a separate report that looked into …

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B.C. reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as number of active cases continues to decline

B.C. reports 91 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths as number of active cases continues to decline

British Columbia reported 91 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and no new deaths. In a written statement, health officials also reported a drop of 89 active cases, leaving the provincial total at 1,376. On Monday, the province reported a decrease of 522 active cases, almost all of which …

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Southlake Regional Health Centre to lay off almost 100 registered nurses – Barrie

Southlake Regional Health Centre to lay off almost 100 registered nurses - Barrie

Amid the continuing novel coronavirus pandemic, a Newmarket, Ont., hospital is axing dozens of nursing positions. Southlake Regional Health Centre confirmed on Wednesday that it will lay off 95 registered nurses, but said it plans to hire 81 people into new positions. In an email to Global News, Southlake …

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Murder trial on pause while Winnipeg juror tested for coronavirus – Winnipeg

Murder trial on pause while Winnipeg juror tested for coronavirus - Winnipeg

Jury deliberations for a second-degree murder trial in Manitoba have been put on hold so a juror can be tested for COVID-19. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Vic Toews told the remaining 11 jurors that the man was exhibiting symptoms and was not allowed to enter the courthouse. Read …

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Coronavirus: Toronto cancels major events through Dec. 31, Santa Claus parade to go virtual – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto cancels major events through Dec. 31, Santa Claus parade to go virtual - Toronto

TORONTO – Santa Claus will be doing things a little differently in Toronto this year. The City of Toronto says the 115th Santa Claus Parade is among the events that will be cancelled or altered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It says the parade will be holding an online …

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London, Ont., citizens speak out against City’s mandatory mask bylaw – London

London, Ont., citizens speak out against City’s mandatory mask bylaw - London

Londoners opposed to the city’s mandatory mask bylaw enacted to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus had their say at the Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee meeting at City Hall on Tuesday night. Some of the concerns raised by those who spoke included an infringement on freedom and …

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Coronavirus: Education minister says Ontario to review COVID-19 symptoms list for schools – National

Coronavirus: Education minister says Ontario to review COVID-19 symptoms list for schools - National

TORONTO – Ontario’s education minister says he is considering shortening the list of COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school. Stephen Lecce says he is working with the province’s medical officials to consider possible changes to the list. British Columbia shortened its list earlier this week …

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