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Canada’s COVID-19 infections surpass 213,000 as Ontario breaks record in new cases – National

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Canada added another 2,224 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday raising the country’s total COVID-19 infections to over 213,000. Health authorities also reported another 34 deaths from the virus, though only 13 had occurred over the past 24 hours. To date, a total of 213,739 people have …

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Northern Manitoba braces for increased COVID-19 restrictions while cases rise

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While Manitoba’s north is set to come under increased restrictions meant to combat rising COVID-19 case numbers Monday, the mayor of The Pas says heightened rules are necessary to quell the virus’s spread. “We need to get a handle on this virus in our community and if the restrictions …

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Coronavirus: 1 new death and 1 new outbreak in Middlesex London – London

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The Middlesex London health unit is reporting one new death linked to the novel coronavirus on Saturday. The death, a 51-year-old woman, is not associated with any long-term care or retirement home. This new fatality brings the local death toll to 60 people and is the second one recorded …

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Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 24

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 24

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Saturday. Halton officials call for ‘targeted’ approach as province considers new COVID-19 restrictions Officials in Halton Region are calling on the province to consider a “targeted approach, backed by conclusive data” as opposed to blanket …

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Quebec records 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 26 more connected deaths – Montreal

Quebec records 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 26 more connected deaths - Montreal

Quebec is reporting 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 today as well as 26 more deaths attributed to the virus. Authorities say only five of those deaths occurred within the past 24 hours, with most from between Oct. 17 and Oct. 22. Montreal saw the highest number of new cases at …

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Nova Scotia reports 3 new coronavirus cases on Saturday – New Brunswick

Nova Scotia reports 3 new coronavirus cases on Saturday - New Brunswick

Nova Scotia reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and says six active cases remain in the province. The province said the three new cases are all related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and were identified the day before. READ MORE: Nova Scotia reaches 5th day of reporting …

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New Brunswick reports two new coronavirus cases in Campbellton region – New Brunswick

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Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, both in Zone 5 (Campbellton region). According to the province, the two cases involve an individual in their 20s and another in their 50s. Both of these cases are self-isolating and under investigation. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Some businesses in …

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Halton officials call for ‘targeted’ approach as province considers new COVID-19 restrictions

Halton officials call for ‘targeted’ approach as province considers new COVID-19 restrictions

Officials in Halton Region are calling on the province to consider a “targeted approach, backed by conclusive data” as opposed to blanket closures across the region as the province looks at possibly implementing new restrictions to curb COVID-19 infections. The region’s four mayors and regional chair sent an open …

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Ontario reports record number of new coronavirus cases

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Ontario reported 978 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 69,331. It’s the highest single-day increase in cases to date, surpassing the Oct. 9 report of 939. “Locally, there are 348 new cases in Toronto, 170 in Peel, …

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Drive-thru Halloween experience coming to Prairieland Park in Saskatoon – Saskatoon

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Saskatoon’s first “Spooktacular YXE” kicks off this weekend at Prairieland Park. Strict COVID-19 procedures will be in place during the drive-thru Halloween event, according to organizers. Read more: Finding ways to celebrate Halloween during the pandemic in Saskatchewan “You’ll enter into the Prairieland building and … you’ll be in …

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