Coronavirus In Canada

COVID-19: Young people give shot in arm as Quebec sets new vaccination record

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

Quebec has set another pandemic record by administering 110,000 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in a single day. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social media Friday to announce the news, saying that the so-called “youth week” has been successful. At least 50 per cent of Quebecers who are between …

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Delaying 2nd Pfizer vaccine dose may protect better against COVID-19: study

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

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in older people when a second dose is delayed to 12 weeks after the first, a British study said. The study released on Friday is the first to directly compare immune responses of the Pfizer shot from the three-week dosing …

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COVID-19: 80 cases in London-Middlesex as Elgin-Oxford, Huron-Perth record one death each

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 Local health officials in London-Middlesex reported 80 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday as the province announced it would be extending its stay-at-home order until …

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COVID-19: 58 new cases, 3 additional deaths confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka

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

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 58 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths in the region on Thursday, bringing the total local number up to 11,225, including 238 deaths. Local public health also reported 86 new cases of a coronavirus variant on Thursday, bringing the total up …

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City of Barrie files injunction against organizer of anti-lockdown protests

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

The City of Barrie has filed an injunction to restrain the organizer of the ongoing anti-lockdown protests from co-ordinating, hosting and participating in any more gatherings on city property. The demonstrations, which have taken place around Barrie over the last number of weeks, are in contravention of Ontario’s current …

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COVID-19: Nova Scotia reports 110 new cases, including 8 at Halifax Infirmary

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

Nova Scotia reported 110 new cases of COVID-19 and 155 recoveries on Thursday. There are 83 cases in Central Zone, 12 in Eastern Zone, nine in Western Zone and six in Northern Zone. The province said eight patients in a non-COVID unit at the Halifax Infirmary site of the …

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Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

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

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon as the province nears another milestone in its vaccine rollout. Alberta is expected to break the two million mark when it comes to doses administered to residents. Read more: Delaying 2nd COVID-19 vaccine …

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North Vancouver driver fined for non-essential travel on Vancouver Island’s Malahat Highway

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

A North Vancouver driver was issued a ticket on Vancouver Island for violating COVID-19 restrictions against non-essential travel, RCMP have confirmed. Police said a BC RCMP Traffic Services officer stopped a vehicle on the Malahat Highway on May 1 “for more than one driving offence.” 1:51 New BC CDC …

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Urban Indigenous adults now eligible to book 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose in Simcoe Muskoka

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

Urban Indigenous adults and their household members in Simcoe County and Muskoka are now eligible to book their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin is a primary care team in the region that is supporting community immunization clinics, although the organization said it’s not offering vaccines at …

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Quebec reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases again as hospitalizations fall

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

In Quebec, authorities recorded 781 new cases and five additional deaths attributable to COVID-19 in the province Thursday. The immunization campaign saw another 95,959 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered. More than four million shots have been given to date, the majority of which have been first doses. …

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