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Coronavirus: Feds send mobile health units to GTA to address hospital capacity crunch

Coronavirus: Feds send mobile health units to GTA to address hospital capacity crunch

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa is sending two mobile health units to the Greater Toronto Area to help address the strain COVID-19 is placing on hospitals. The units will bring an additional 200 hospital beds to the area, to help free up space for people who …

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Record high COVID-19 hospitalizations strain southwestern Ontario health care system – London

Record high COVID-19 hospitalizations strain southwestern Ontario health care system - London

A southwestern Ontario hospital is cancelling elective surgeries as it redeploys staff to tackle record-high COVID-19 hospitalizations in the region. Chatham-Kent Health Alliance says the change will take effect on Thursday. The hospital says its intensive care unit was at 100 per cent capacity and overall occupancy was at …

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Dr. Hinshaw set to provide another COVID-19 update to Albertans Thursday afternoon

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In light of rising COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths and new restrictions put in place for a three-week period to help curb the spread, Alberta Health has been providing in-person updates every day this week. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Alberta’s chief medical officer …

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