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Guelph reports 10 new coronavirus cases from weekend, total count rises to 372 – Guelph

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Guelph reported 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the city’s total to 372. In two weeks, the Royal City has added 53 cases, while 51 people have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. Read more: How to help your kids get through …

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Coronavirus case count at Simcoe Manor nursing home climbs to 68 – Barrie

Coronavirus case count at Simcoe Manor nursing home climbs to 68 - Barrie

As of Sunday evening, 40 residents and 28 staff members at the Simcoe Manor long-term care home in Beeton, Ont., have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Six residents have died as a result of COVID-19, while the County of Simcoe, which operates the nursing home, says it’s working …

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Baie-D’Urfé mayor steps down, calling it ‘difficult decision’ during second coronavirus wave – Montreal

Baie-D’Urfé mayor steps down, calling it ‘difficult decision’ during second coronavirus wave - Montreal

Maria Tutino, the mayor of Baie-D’Urfé, is resigning from her position as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues. In a letter published to the town’s website, Tutino said she had already planned not to seek re-election but the health crisis required her to “change the timing” of …

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Manitoba health officials to give coronavirus update as further restrictions come to Winnipeg – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s top doctor will give an update on the province’s ongoing efforts against COVID-19 Monday as at least two weeks of tighter restrictions start in Winnipeg. Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief public officer of health, has scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m., and Global News will stream the …

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Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League receives approval to return to action

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The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) is returning to action. League officials said it has received approval to start the 2020-21 season, with exhibition games starting on Oct. 22. A date for the start of the regular season has not been released. Read more: La Ronge Ice Wolves coach …

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Coronavirus health crisis leads to 1,038 new cases, 6 more deaths in Quebec

Coronavirus health crisis leads to 1,038 new cases, 6 more deaths in Quebec

Quebec is reporting an uptick in new cases, deaths and hospitalizations linked to the novel coronavirus Monday. The province recorded 1,038 new infections, marking the fourth consecutive day that cases have topped 1,000. The caseload now stands at 94,429 since the health crisis began and there have been more …

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Are you cleaning your mask properly? Dos and Don’ts of mask hygiene – National

Are you cleaning your mask properly? Dos and Don’ts of mask hygiene - National

In the coronavirus pandemic, it’s not uncommon to find a dirty mask in the bottom of your bag or a bunch of used ones sitting in the laundry basket. Canada’s second wave of COVID-19 cases calls for Canadians to use their masks with precaution, experts say. While it can …

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Door-to-door trick-or-treating not recommended for regions in modified Stage 2: Ontario health officials

Door-to-door trick-or-treating not recommended for regions in modified Stage 2: Ontario health officials

Ontario health officials are recommending that children do not trick-or-treat door-to-door this Halloween for the regions currently in the modified Stage 2 as the coronavirus second wave remains in full swing. As of Monday, Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and York regions are all in a modified Stage 2 due to …

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Ontario reports 704 new coronavirus cases, majority in Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and York regions

Ontario reports 704 new coronavirus cases, majority in Toronto, Ottawa, Peel and York regions

Ontario reported 704 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the provincial total to 65,075. Monday’s case count is an increase from Sunday’s which saw 658 cases but a decrease from Saturday’s at 805. According to Monday’s provincial report, 244 new cases were recorded in Toronto, 168 in Peel …

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Coronavirus vaccine storage issues could leave 3 billion without access – National

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The chain breaks here, in a tiny medical clinic in Burkina Faso that went nearly a year without a working refrigerator. From factory to syringe, the world’s most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need non-stop sterile refrigeration to stay potent and safe. But despite enormous strides in equipping developing countries …

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