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Coronavirus: 3 confirmed cases reported at Peterborough high school – Peterborough

Coronavirus: 3 confirmed cases reported at Peterborough high school - Peterborough

Three cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed at Adam Scott Collegiate and Vocational Institute in Peterborough, the region’s school board announced Thursday night. According to the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, information has been sent to all families. The school is working with Peterborough Public Health …

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One new coronavirus case confirmed at Sister Catherine Donnelly Catholic School in Barrie, Ont. – Barrie

One new coronavirus case confirmed at Sister Catherine Donnelly Catholic School in Barrie, Ont. - Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board has confirmed one new case of the novel coronavirus at Sister Catherine Donnelly Catholic School in Barrie, Ont. According to the school board, two classrooms have been closed, although the rest of the school remains open. Read more: High school students at …

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Murder trial in Winnipeg to continue with 11 jurors after one shows coronavirus symptoms – Winnipeg

Murder trial in Winnipeg to continue with 11 jurors after one shows coronavirus symptoms - Winnipeg

Jury deliberations for a second-degree murder trial in Manitoba are back on — with 11 jurors — after briefly being paused so a juror could be tested for COVID-19. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Vic Toews put the deliberations on hold Wednesday, telling the remaining jurors one of their …

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B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

B.C. health officials to provide Thursday COVID-19 update

British Columbia health officials are slated to provide their latest COVID-19 update at 3 p.m. PT, Thursday. Global News will carry the briefing live here, on our Facebook page and on BC1. The update comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada was “on the brink” of …

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New pop-up COVID-19 assessment centre planned for old Barrie Police HQ building – Barrie

New pop-up COVID-19 assessment centre planned for old Barrie Police HQ building - Barrie

A new pop-up COVID-19 assessment location is planned to open at the old Barrie Police headquarters on Sperling Drive. “We are continuing to work through that agreement with the City of Barrie,” Stella Johnson, the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s operations director of the emergency department, intensive care unit …

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Coronavirus: London, Ont., officials advise residents to reinvent Thanksgiving – London

Coronavirus: London, Ont., officials advise residents to reinvent Thanksgiving - London

Middlesex-London Health Unit’s medical officer of health and the mayor of the City of London, Ont., are echoing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Wednesday warning that normal Thanksgiving gatherings are likely out of the question as Canada is “on the brink” of a coronavirus surge. In a speech to the …

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Group of Ontario doctors calls for new indoor dining, gym restrictions due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Group of Ontario doctors calls for new indoor dining, gym restrictions due to spike in COVID-19 cases

A group of Ontario doctors is calling on the provincial government to implement stronger restrictions amid a recent rise in coronavirus cases in the province. In a statement issued by the Ontario Hospital Association on behalf of 38 health-care professionals, the doctors say they want the government to restrict …

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Quebecers must avoid social gatherings to stem second COVID-19 wave, health minister warns – Montreal

Quebecers must avoid social gatherings to stem second COVID-19 wave, health minister warns - Montreal

Quebecers should avoid social gatherings in the coming days as the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to rise, the province’s health minister said Thursday. Christian Dubé warned citizens in all regions need to be cautious in order to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus as the second …

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Virtual emergency clinic for children sees over 500 families since May: LHSC – London

Virtual emergency clinic for children sees over 500 families since May: LHSC - London

The start of the school year usually results in a bump in volumes at emergency rooms and with the pandemic top of mind, the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is reminding families about its virtual option. The virtual emergency clinic has seen over 500 families since …

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7 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total reaches 842 – Barrie

7 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total reaches 842 - Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed seven new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the local total number of cases to 842, including 38 deaths. The new cases are mostly in Barrie, Ont., while one is in Innisfil and another is in Collingwood. Read more: 12 …

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