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Coronavirus: Quebec changes course, allowing usual counsellor-child ratio in day camps – Montreal

Coronavirus: Quebec changes course, allowing usual counsellor-child ratio in day camps - Montreal

Quebec is turning back on its decision announced two weeks ago to decrease the number of children under the care of a counsellor in the province’s day camps and is now allowing the usual ratios as soon as camps reopen on June 22. Public health said in a statement issued …

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White House scrambles amid fears of coronavirus resurgence during George Floyd protests – National

White House scrambles amid fears of coronavirus resurgence during George Floyd protests - National

For weeks, President Donald Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic. Now fears are growing within the White House that the very thing that finally shoved the virus from center stage — mass protests over the death of George Floyd — may bring about …

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Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family

Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family

A retired couple stranded in India by the COVID-19 pandemic were robbed and killed before they could get on a flight back to Canada. “It’s a tragic loss that we will never be able to refill with anything else,” their son-in-law, Kam Rathore, said Wednesday. He said Kirpal Minhas, 67, …

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George Floyd tested positive for coronavirus, full autopsy report reveals – National

George Floyd tested positive for coronavirus, full autopsy report reveals - National

A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had previously tested positive for COVID-19. The 20-page report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office came with the family’s …

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Brazil seeks to reopen despite reporting over 1,000 coronavirus deaths daily – National

Brazil seeks to reopen despite reporting over 1,000 coronavirus deaths daily - National

Brazil registered a record number of daily deaths from the novel coronavirus for a second consecutive day, according to Health Ministry data released on Wednesday, even as city and state authorities move aggressively to open commerce back up. The nation recorded 1,349 new coronavirus deaths on Wednesday and 28,633 additional confirmed …

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Canada’s daily coronavirus case numbers drop to 675 as death toll surpasses 100 – National

Canada’s daily coronavirus case numbers drop to 675 as death toll surpasses 100 - National

Canada reported an increase of 675 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday as the country continues its apparent downward trend in new case numbers this week. The last time the country’s daily increase was in the 600s was on March 25, according to a Global News tally. READ MORE: How many …

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Toronto pub offers virtual meeting space, real food and drinks – Toronto

Toronto pub offers virtual meeting space, real food and drinks - Toronto

A long-time Toronto pub is encouraging customers to come together virtually while sharing real food and drinks. The Imperial Pub, located on Dundas Street East between Yonge and Church Streets, closed to dine-in service in March following the provincial lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19. Recently, it launched a …

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Coronavirus: Joseph Brant Hospital gradually reintroducing scheduled surgeries – Hamilton

Coronavirus: Joseph Brant Hospital gradually reintroducing scheduled surgeries - Hamilton

Posted June 3, 2020 5:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital is gradually reintroducing scheduled surgical and out-patient clinical care. Such procedures were paused during the initial stages of the coronavirus pandemic, although …

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22 new COVID-19 cases in B.C., but more outbreaks end at care homes

22 new COVID-19 cases in B.C., but more outbreaks end at care homes

British Columbia confirmed 22 new cases of the novel coronavirus and one new death on Wednesday. It is the largest single-day jump in new cases since May 8, and comes two weeks after B.C. began Phase 2 of its economic restart plan. The death reported Wednesday was at the Langley …

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People attending rallies put themselves at risk for coronavirus, says Saskatchewan’s top doc

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Saskatchewan’s chief medical health officer is warning people about the health risks associated with attending rallies, like the Black Lives Matter rally held in Regina on Tuesday. Dr. Saqib Shahab says these types of large public gatherings “dramatically increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission and put you, your loved ones …

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