Public health

Nova Scotia reports 4 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – Halifax

Nova Scotia reports 4 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday - Halifax

Nova Scotia health officials reported four new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday. There is one case each in western, northern, eastern and central zones. All of the new cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The province says 29 cases of COVID-19 remain active. “Having active cases …

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Blood Tribe seeing spike in COVID-19 cases – Lethbridge

Blood Tribe seeing spike in COVID-19 cases - Lethbridge

The Blood Tribe says it is working around the clock to deal with significant issues and developments as COVID-19 cases spike in their community. The Blood reserve had 23 active cases on Monday, and as of Friday morning, that number rose to 65, almost tripling in less than a …

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COVID-19: Alberta senator travels to Hawaii over holidays

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By Maan Alhmidi The Canadian Press Posted January 13, 2021 7:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Sen. Scott Tannas says he has travelled to Hawaii during the holidays. In …

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New Brunswick Public Health shuts down 9 Dollarama stores for potential COVID-19 exposure – New Brunswick

New Brunswick Public Health shuts down 9 Dollarama stores for potential COVID-19 exposure - New Brunswick

New Brunswick Public Health temporarily shut down nine Dollarama stores due to a potential workplace exposure to the coronavirus. The locations between Oromocto and Edmundston will be closed for 48 hours for cleaning and sanitization, the province announced Wednesday night. Read more: COVID-19 pandemic posing increased challenges for people …

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Coronavirus: New COVID-19 outbreak declared at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough – Peterborough

Coronavirus: New COVID-19 outbreak declared at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough - Peterborough

Another COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough, health officials announced Monday evening. The latest outbreak was Peterborough Public Health after its initial daily case update was announced at 4 p.m. citing three new COVID-19 cases and 11 resolved cases and only two active outbreaks. No …

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Quebec elementary schools to reopen Monday; unions and experts fear it could be costly – Montreal

Quebec elementary schools to reopen Monday; unions and experts fear it could be costly - Montreal

Quebec elementary schools are set to reopen on Monday after a nearly three-week hiatus to help curb the spread of COVID-19 during the holidays. Some feel the move to allow children and teachers to gather in classrooms again is still too early as coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket in …

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New Brunswick reports 14 new COVID-19 cases Sunday – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick health officials reported 14 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the number of total active cases in the province to 184. Four of the new cases are located in the Saint John region, five in the Fredericton region, three in Edmundston and one each in …

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Nova Scotia reports 0 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – Halifax

Nova Scotia reports 0 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday - Halifax

Nova Scotia health officials reported no new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, for the first time since Nov. 12. There are 28 active cases in the province. “It’s been over eight weeks since we last reported no new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia,” said Dr. Robert Strang, …

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UBC public health faculty members pen letter slamming director’s Hawaiian vacation

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Nearly two dozen faculty members of UBC’s School of Population and Public Health have signed a letter expressing dismay over their director’s travel to Hawaii amid COVID-19 restrictions. Dr. Peter Berman apologized this week for taking an overseas vacation, despite public health advisories not to travel and as most …

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