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COVID-19: Quebec reports nearly 700 new cases as infections continue to surge amid second wave – Montreal

COVID-19: Quebec reports nearly 700 new cases as infections continue to surge amid second wave - Montreal

Health authorities reported 698 new confirmed COVD-19 cases on Saturday as the number of infections continues to surge in Quebec. Seven more deaths were also reported, which occurred between Sept. 19 and 24. This brings the total COVID-19 death toll to 5,821 in the province. Hospitalizations have gone up …

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Coronavirus: Canada adds 1,329 cases, 5 deaths Thursday – National

Coronavirus: Canada adds 1,329 cases, 5 deaths Thursday - National

Canada added 1,329 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday and five deaths. That brings the national total to 148,941 cases and 9,249 deaths, with two deaths added from earlier in the week. Read more: Ontario reports 409 new coronavirus cases with most in Toronto-area, Ottawa Ontario reported 409 …

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New Brunswick shrinks bubble with Quebec after rise in COVID-19 cases in Avignon – New Brunswick

New Brunswick shrinks bubble with Quebec after rise in COVID-19 cases in Avignon - New Brunswick

After the Avignon region in Quebec saw a rise in cases of the coronavirus, New Brunswick has decided to restrict the travel bubble between the provinces. As of Friday, only residents of the Listuguj First Nation and Pointe-à-la-Croix will be allowed to take day trips to New Brunswick. The …

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New Brunswick reports 2 new cases of COVID-19, launches online testing referral – New Brunswick

New Brunswick reports 2 new cases of COVID-19, launches online testing referral - New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s health officials have launched an online process for coronavirus self-assessment and testing referral. A news release says residents can now request a COVID-19 test online, after which the testing centres will contact the individual within 48 hours. Read more: New Brunswick reporting single new case of coronavirus …

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Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death – Montreal

Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death - Montreal

Quebec’s youth protection directors from centres across the province tabled their 2019-2020 annual report on Wednesday. Despite a drop in reported cases of child abuse during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, statistics show an overall increase of 12 per cent compared to the previous year. The death …

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COVID-19 second wave ‘very different’: Quebec health minister – Montreal

COVID-19 second wave ‘very different’: Quebec health minister - Montreal

The second wave of COVID-19 in Quebec will be younger, more spread out across the province, and possibly more challenging for the health network compared to the first wave, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Tuesday. Most COVID-19 deaths during the first wave were concentrated in Montreal-area closed living environments …

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Quebec asks retired teachers to return to workforce, offers financial incentive – Montreal

Quebec asks retired teachers to return to workforce, offers financial incentive - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 22, 2020 6:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Quebec government is asking recently-retired teachers to return to work as the province grapples with a staffing …

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N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr. Jean Robert Ngola, a physician of Congolese descent, said in a recent interview the fallout from allegations he was “patient zero” …

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Addressing anti-mask protests poses a challenge for leaders, experts say – Montreal

Addressing anti-mask protests poses a challenge for leaders, experts say - Montreal

Quebec’s COVID-19 case numbers hit their highest numbers since the end of May this weekend, but Alexandre Laberge-Ayotte wasn’t worried. Laberge-Ayotte and a handful of other protesters stood outside a Montreal subway station on Saturday, chanting “Liberty!” and waving Quebec flags in one of a number of demonstrations taking part around …

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COVID-19: Quebec reports over 400 new cases for 2nd consecutive day – Montreal

COVID-19: Quebec reports over 400 new cases for 2nd consecutive day - Montreal

Quebec health officials reported 462 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the second day in a row that more 400 cases were recorded. This brings the total number of cases in the province to 67,542. Five additional deaths were added — one of which happened in the last 24 …

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