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Coronavirus: Some Ontario restaurants banning out-of-town customers from indoor dining

Coronavirus: Some Ontario restaurants banning out-of-town customers from indoor dining

Some southern Ontario restaurants are making the tough financial choice to bar out-of-town customers from indoor dining as COVID-19 cases surge in nearby hot spots. Ramshackle Industries, which owns four restaurants and bars in Stratford, Ont., first introduced the policy when restaurants reopened in June, slowly dialing it back …

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Ontario government reports 658 new coronavirus cases, 5 new deaths; 64,371 total cases

Ontario government reports 658 new coronavirus cases, 5 new deaths; 64,371 total cases

The Ontario government is reporting in its daily update that almost 660 new people have tested positive for coronavirus. As of Sunday morning, the government said 64,371 have contracted COVID-19 to date. It was also reported that five people died since Saturday morning, bringing the total number of people …

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Coronavirus: Confusion grows over access to sports facilities in Ontario areas under modified stage 2

Coronavirus: Confusion grows over access to sports facilities in Ontario areas under modified stage 2

Brandon Leaman has one goal that keeps him motivated: competing for Canada in kickboxing at the Pan American Games next year. “Us Canadians, we need to stay on top of our game,” Leaman told Global News. But COVID-19 has made it difficult for him to train the way he …

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Canada adds more than 2,200 new cases of COVID-19 – National

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Canada grew by 2,215 on Saturday, and officials announced an additional 25 people had succumbed to the illness. The new figures released on Saturday bring the cumulative case total to 196,114, though more than 165,000 people across the country have recovered from the …

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COVID-19 case at Meadow Lake, Sask., long-term care home leads to visitor restrictions 

COVID-19 case at Meadow Lake, Sask., long-term care home leads to visitor restrictions 

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has restricted visitor access at a long-term care home in Meadow Lake, Sask., following a COVID-19 case at the facility. Family members and support people will only be allowed to visit Northlands Pioneers Lodge for compassionate reasons, said the SHA in a press release Friday. …

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Officer with Prince Albert Police tests positive for COVID-19, force says

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A Saskatchewan police force says one of its officers has tested positive for COVID-19. A news release from the Prince Albert Police Service says the officer’s positive diagnosis was confirmed on Friday. But the force says the officer has been self-isolating at home since Monday and is following all …

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N.S. health officials warn of possible COVID-19 exposure in taxi from Halifax airport – Halifax

N.S. health officials warn of possible COVID-19 exposure in taxi from Halifax airport - Halifax

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is warning the public about two a potential COVID-19 exposure in taxi from Halifax International Airport on Oct. 12. According to health officials, the advisory is related to a person or individuals who accessed a cab departing the Halifax International Airport between 5-6 pm travelling …

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Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 active cases hit record high

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Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 active case count is the highest it has ever been since the pandemic was declared in March. As of Saturday, 326 cases are considered active after the province reported 36 new cases of COVID-19. Read more: Saskatchewan will shut down parts of economy should daily COVID-19 cases …

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City of Saskatoon confirms coronavirus case at Shaw Centre

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The City of Saskatoon says a person who visited one of its recreation facilities have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The person visited the Shaw Centre on Oct. 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. when likely infectious says the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Contact tracing is underway by …

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2 new COVID-19 outbreaks in London, Ont.; 3 new cases Elgin Oxford – London

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Nine new cases of the coronavirus and 24 new recoveries were reported by officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) on Saturday. The region’s total case tally stands at 1,031, of which 901 people have recovered. There are at least 72 active COVID-19 cases in the region. On Thursday …

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