Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production – National

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production - National

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two to four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic. Top Glove said it has …

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TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll – London

TVDSB confirms 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Dorchester and Ingersoll - London

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed at a public school and a secondary school in the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB). Late Monday, the school board confirmed that a positive case of COVID-19 had been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at Laurie Hawkins Public School in Ingersoll. The second …

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Joseph Brant eases visiting rules for caregivers and support persons – Hamilton

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Burlington’s top hospital has loosened its visiting rules for caregivers and support persons amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has Halton Region in the red-control level of the province’s COVID-19 response framework. Effective Tuesday, Joseph Brant hospital is allowing approved support persons to visit on consecutive days as opposed …

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Hamilton mayor urges retailers to avoid Black Friday in-person sales – Hamilton

Hamilton mayor urges retailers to avoid Black Friday in-person sales - Hamilton

Mayors from some of Ontario’s largest municipalities urged retailers who will be open this week amid the province’s four-week lockdown to avoid holding large in-person Black Friday sales. Following a virtual meeting on Monday, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) mayors issued a statement suggesting such events would …

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1/3 of Canadians report gaining weight during coronavirus: poll – National

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A new poll suggests many Canadians are gaining weight because they’re eating more and exercising less during COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly one-third of respondents in the survey conducted by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies said they have put on weight since March, compared to 15 per cent who …

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A look at what has gone wrong in Ontario long-term care amid the coronavirus pandemic

A hearse leaves with another casualty of COVID-19 at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ontario on Tuesday March 31, 2020.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic around eight months ago, more than 2,200 long-term care residents in Ontario have died from COVID-19. Long-term care deaths account for nearly two-thirds of all COVID-19-related deaths in the province. Out of the province’s 626 long-term care facilities, the virus crept into …

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Survey of Ontario university students, faculty says online learning has had negative impact

Survey of Ontario university students, faculty says online learning has had negative impact

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 24, 2020 6:12 am     Updated November 24, 2020 6:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A survey of …

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Risk of Thanksgiving coronavirus spike ‘extremely high’ in U.S., experts warn – National

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In Pennsylvania, if you’re having friends over to socialize, you’re supposed to wear a mask — and so are your friends. That’s the rule, but Barb Chestnut has no intention of following it. “No one is going to tell me what I can or not do in my own …

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Confusion remains in B.C. on who can gather in restaurants under COVID-19 restrictions

Confusion remains in B.C. on who can gather in restaurants under COVID-19 restrictions

The B.C. Restaurant and Food Association says a new set of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the provincial government has customers struggling to understand who they are allowed to dine with. The association’s president Ian Tostenson says restaurants are trying to tell customers to use common sense and follow advice …

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Coronavirus: Central Okanagan crisis line calls continue to increase dramatically – Okanagan

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to deepen, so does the stress and anxiety experienced by many British Columbians. That all-too-common stress and anxiety has mental health crisis lines ringing off the hook. “We are seeing a huge rise in the number of calls that we are receiving so we …

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