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COVID-19: Saskatchewan breaks record for daily vaccinations, reports 167 new cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

On the same day Saskatchewan reported a record-breaking amount of nearly 20,000 COVID-19 vaccinations administered, the province also reported 167 new cases. Read more: COVID-19: Priority populations can begin booking second doses Monday in Saskatchewan Government officials credit the expanded capacity of its rollout program with pharmacies now involved …

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‘Please’: India doctors panic, plead for oxygen as COVID-19 breaks health system

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Dr. Gautam Singh dreads the daily advent of the ventilator beeps, signalling that oxygen levels are critically low, and hearing his critically ill COVID-19 patients start gasping for air in the New Delhi emergency ward where he works. Like other doctors across India, which on Monday set another record …

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Confused about the new travel restrictions? Expert breaks it down – National

Confused about the new travel restrictions? Expert breaks it down - National

Last week, the Government of Canada announced new travel restrictions in the hope of limiting the spread of COVID-19, but many people are still left confused. Vancouver-based travel expert, Claire Newell, recently joined The Morning Show to discuss current travel restrictions and what they mean for Canadians. Read more: …

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Pfizer pushes Liberals to include corporate tax breaks in next federal budget – National

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Pfizer Canada wants the Liberal government to introduce new tax breaks and to cut or freeze corporate tax rates in the next federal budget, in a push for more incentives to attract pharmaceutical investment in the country. The domestic arm of the pharmaceutical giant behind the first coronavirus vaccine …

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At least 5 dead after fire breaks out at Indian hospital treating COVID-19 patients – National

At least 5 dead after fire breaks out at Indian hospital treating COVID-19 patients - National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 26, 2020 11:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ NEW DELHI — A fire broke out early Friday in a privately-run hospital treating coronavirus …

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10 deaths and 762 new cases as B.C. breaks COVID-19 records again

10 deaths and 762 new cases as B.C. breaks COVID-19 records again

British Columbia’s COVID-19 surge showed no sign of slowing down Wednesday, as the province broke another record with 762 new cases of the virus in a 24-hour period. In a written statement, health officials said there were 10 new deaths, bringing the province’s total to 320. It was the …

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10 dead after fire breaks out in Romanian COVID-19 intensive care unit – National

10 dead after fire breaks out in Romanian COVID-19 intensive care unit - National

BUCHAREST, Romania — A fire at a hospital treating COVID-19 patients in northeastern Romania killed 10 people Saturday and injured 10 others, seven of them critically, officials said. Prosecutors quickly opened a criminal investigation. The blaze spread through the intensive care ward designated for COVID-19 patients at the public …

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Europe braces for a ‘difficult winter’ as it breaks coronavirus records – National

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The World Health Organization’s Europe director expressed deep concern on Thursday after the region again recorded the highest-ever weekly incidence of cases, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned of a “difficult winter” as residents in France braced for life under a new month-long lockdown and Spain’s parliament voted to …

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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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World breaks record of daily coronavirus cases several times as 2nd surge grows – National

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Just two days after posting a new record number of daily coronavirus infections, the world shattered it again this week — inching ever closer to half a million new cases in just 24 hours. Around the globe, more than 443,750 new COVID-19 cases were reported Wednesday, according to public …

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