Tag Archives: Coronavirus Cases

Police say COVID-19 positive woman ticketed for disobeying public health order

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The Regina Police Service (RPS) says a 31-year-old woman has been issued a ticket for disobeying Saskatchewan’s Public Health Act. A complaint of a woman who was COVID-19 positive and not following a self-isolation order was reported at around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, according to a press release. Read …

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Quebec reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop – Montreal

Quebec reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2021 12:28 pm     Updated January 24, 2021 5:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is reporting 1,457 …

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Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ – Montreal

Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ - Montreal

A COVID-19 testing operation was underway at a jail north of Montreal on Sunday following an outbreak that has infected more than 60 people. A spokeswoman for the regional health board for the Laurentians said that, as of Saturday, 45 inmates and 17 workers had tested positive at the St-Jérôme detention …

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Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ – Montreal

Quebec works to contain jail outbreak as overall COVID-19 trends deemed ‘encouraging’ - Montreal

A COVID-19 testing operation was underway at a jail north of Montreal on Sunday following an outbreak that has infected more than 60 people. A spokeswoman for the regional health board for the Laurentians said that, as of Saturday, 45 inmates and 17 workers had tested positive at the St-Jérôme detention …

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New U.K. COVID-19 variant case found in Simcoe Muskoka, may be linked to long-term care outbreak

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Health officials said Sunday that another U.K. coronavirus variant case has been identified in Simcoe Muskoka, adding that the case was a close contact of a person who is part of a long-term care outbreak. Local officials said they received confirmation of the variant case late Saturday. “This individual …

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Saskatchewan’s total coronavirus infections pass 22K, 3 new deaths

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Three more people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died, bringing Saskatchewan’s total up to 253. One of the recently deceased was reported in their 60s from the far north east zone. The two others were in Regina and reported to be in their 60s and the 80-plus age group, according …

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Demonstrators call for end to Quebec’s curfew as advocates ask Superior Court to exempt homeless – Montreal

Demonstrators call for end to Quebec’s curfew as advocates ask Superior Court to exempt homeless - Montreal

Around a dozen activists mounted a protest Sunday morning in front of the Montreal office of Quebec Premier François Legault against the province’s nightly curfew, put in place earlier in January to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Claiming the fines of up to $6,000 only punish poor people who cannot …

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Point Roberts pins COVID-19 border exemption hopes on President Biden

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Residents of the Washington state community of Point Roberts are hoping an executive order from U.S. President Joe Biden could lead to eased COVID-19 border restrictions. Point Roberts lies just south of Delta, B.C., and is separated from the rest of Washington state by water and the Canadian border. …

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Coronavirus outbreak at Rosthern, Sask. hospital

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The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says the Rosthern Hospital inpatient unit is closed to admissions and transfers until further notice. A COVID-19 outbreak was declared in the unit on Friday. Read more: Weyburn hospital only caring for COVID-19 patients, Rosthern hospital restricts visitation According to a statement on Saturday, …

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Quebec reports1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop – Montreal

Quebec reports1,457 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths as hospitalizations drop - Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 24, 2021 12:28 pm     Updated January 24, 2021 12:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is reporting 1,457 …

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