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3rd death reported in connection to outbreak at Edmonton care centre – Edmonton

Helen Kozoway,94, celebrates a birthday with family. The mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away after contracting COVID-19.

An Edmonton family is remembering their mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who died after contracting COVID-19 at an Edmonton care facility currently in the midst of an outbreak. Helen Kozoway, 94, died Monday afternoon after testing positive for the virus less than a week earlier. Helen Kozoway,94, celebrates a birthday with …

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Plea for feds to help migrant farm workers in Ontario affected by COVID-19

Plea for feds to help migrant farm workers in Ontario affected by COVID-19

Canada’s largest support group for migrant workers is pleading with the federal government and the Province of Ontario to reverse a decision that allows positive asymptomatic COVID-19 farmworkers to continue to work. The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change say they were “horrified” by the move and contests the action “jeopardizes …

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Nova Scotia reports 0 active coronavirus cases – Halifax

Nova Scotia reports 0 active coronavirus cases - Halifax

Nova Scotia has gone 13 days without a single reported new case of the novel coronavirus. Monday marks the first day without any active cases in the province since the virus broke out March 19. 1:52Preparing for the second wave of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia Preparing for the second wave …

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Migrant worker at Norfolk County, Ont., farm dies due to coronavirus

Migrant worker at Norfolk County, Ont., farm dies due to coronavirus

A migrant worker employed at a farm in Norfolk County, Ont., has died due to the novel coronavirus, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit said Sunday. No information regarding the deceased is released, except that he was a male. The health unit first became aware of an outbreak at the farm towards …

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Personal support worker in London Ont. dies of COVID-19, remembered as ‘wonderful employee’ – London

Personal support worker in London Ont. dies of COVID-19, remembered as ‘wonderful employee’ - London

London Ont., has lost its second health-care worker due to COVID-19. Sister Margo Ritchie with Sisters of St. Joseph said Thursday the personal support worker was part of their team for 16 years. “She was a wonderful employee… One of her great gifts besides her skill was her warmth… she …

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First registered nurse to die of coronavirus in Canada remembered for love of animals, laughter

Amber Beattie with her uncle Brian Beattie, the first registered nurse to die of COVID-19 in Ontario

Brian Beattie, 57, is being remembered as a hero not only in his day job as a registered nurse but also to the animals he helped rescue. “Yesterday, I lost a best friend, my first cousin, a true animal advocate, to COVID19,” Kimberly Thomas said in a Facebook post after …

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2 Hastings Manor residents dead after testing positive for coronavirus: Hastings County CAO

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Hastings County’s chief administrative officer has confirmed that two people who previously tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the Hastings Manor long-term care facility have died. Jim Pine, CAO for Hastings County, which operates Hastings Manor, did not provide a cause of death for either resident. An outbreak at the …

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How does COVID-19 cause death? Here’s what happens in the lungs – National

How does COVID-19 cause death? Here’s what happens in the lungs - National

Editors note: This story contains sensitive information that can be disturbing to some readers. More than 100,000 people worldwide have died as a result of the novel coronavirus.  The majority of these deaths have occurred in Italy, France, Spain and the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University, which maintains …

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Family of second Manitoba COVID-19 victim shocked, tells others to stay home – Winnipeg

Family of second Manitoba COVID-19 victim shocked, tells others to stay home - Winnipeg

The family of the second person to die from COVID-19 in Manitoba is warning others to take the virus and social distancing measures seriously. The man is identified as 54-year-old Wade Kidd, who died April 2. READ MORE: 15 new cases, 2nd death recorded in Manitoba due to COVID-19 “This …

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Alberta man who died from COVID-19 remembered as a mentor and jokester

Alberta man who died from COVID-19 remembered as a mentor and jokester

Alberta Health announced five more deaths Monday due to the coronavirus. The youngest was 34-year-old Shawn Auger. Auger had asthma. He became sick on March 13, and he was admitted to hospital five days later. He died March 30, according to officials. His sister Kandace Lee told Global News that …

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