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Ontario reports 1,009 new coronavirus cases, a drop due to technical issues

Ontario reports 1,009 new coronavirus cases, a drop due to technical issues

Ontario reported 1,009 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 106,510. Tuesday’s case count is a significant decrease from Monday which saw 1,589 new infections and marked the largest single-day increase to date. However, the provincial government indicated there were technical issues with cases reported …

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Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada – National

Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast. Trudeau is scheduled to speak outside Rideau Cottage at 11:30 a.m. ET, which will be livestreamed on this page. © 2020 Global News, a division of …

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Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production – National

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production - National

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two to four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic. Top Glove said it has …

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TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll – London

TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll - London

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a public school and a secondary school in the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). Late Monday, the school board confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 had been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at Laurie Hawkins Public School in Ingersoll. The second …

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1/3 of Canadians report gaining weight during coronavirus: poll – National

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A new poll suggests many Canadians are gaining weight because they’re eating more and exercising less during COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly one-third of respondents in the survey conducted by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies said they have put on weight since March, compared to 15 per cent who …

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Survey of Ontario university students, faculty says online learning has had negative impact

Survey of Ontario university students, faculty says online learning has had negative impact

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 24, 2020 6:12 am     Updated November 24, 2020 6:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A survey of …

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Risk of Thanksgiving coronavirus spike ‘extremely high’ in U.S., experts warn – National

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In Pennsylvania, if you’re having friends over to socialize, you’re supposed to wear a mask — and so are your friends. That’s the rule, but Barb Chestnut has no intention of following it. “No one is going to tell me what I can or not do in my own …

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B.C.’s seniors advocate calls for COVID-19 rapid testing at long-term care homes

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B.C.’s advocate for seniors says there should be rapid COVID-19 testing for all staff members at long-term care homes. Isobel Mackenzie says new measures need to be considered amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and rapid tests, which provide results in as little as 15 minutes, can …

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Canada adds record 5,713 new coronavirus infections as global cases top 59 million – National

Canada adds record 5,713 new coronavirus infections as global cases top 59 million - National

Canada added 5,713 new novel coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the country’s total case count to 337,242. Health officials across the country also said another 66 people have died after testing positive for COVID-19, pushing Canada’s death toll to 11,521. Story continues below advertisement A total of 2,148 people …

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Saskatoon Food Bank temporarily closed following COVID-19 exposure

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The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre will shut its doors until at least Wednesday morning after three staff members contracted the novel coronavirus. A staff member first tested positive just over a week ago. Executive director Laurie O’Connor said staff in close contact with this person were asked …

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