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Saskatchewan reports 5 new coronavirus cases, total recoveries hit 750

Saskatchewan reports 5 new coronavirus cases, total recoveries hit 750

The Saskatchewan government gave an update on new coronavirus cases in the province on Thursday. Health officials said there were five new cases in the daily update, with the overall total for the province growing to 813 since the first case was reported March 11. Related News Read more: Possible …

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Students, groups looking for answers on status of $900M coronavirus grant program – National

Students, groups looking for answers on status of $900M coronavirus grant program - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 9, 2020 4:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — Anxious students and non-profit groups say they’re confused and frustrated as they wait to hear what will …

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Coronavirus: How a lack of socialization could impact a generation of kids – National

Coronavirus: How a lack of socialization could impact a generation of kids - National

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, children across Canada have been pulled from schools and daycares, forced to isolate from their peers. And now that summer has hit, many day camps have turned to the internet with digital activities to keeps kids entertained. Socialization is an important part of growing up …

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Coronavirus: Toronto authorities cracking down on illegal beach parties, restricting parking – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto authorities cracking down on illegal beach parties, restricting parking - Toronto

TORONTO – Authorities are enacting stricter parking rules at Toronto beaches after a number of nighttime parties were busted over the weekend. The city says that parking at three popular beaches will be restricted after 7 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter …

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Annie’s Pub temporarily closed after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Annie’s Pub temporarily closed after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Annie’s Pub in Quebec has temporarily closed its doors after an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The owner decided to close the long-standing Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue bar late Wednesday afternoon after hearing the results. The employee was described as a “manager” and is said to have had limited interactions with …

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Three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total now at 609 – Barrie

Three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka, local total now at 609 - Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reported three new novel coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the local total number of cases to 609, including 36 deaths. The new cases are in Tiny Township, Innisfil and Springwater, Ont., involving women ranging in age between 18 and 64. Read more: Barrie, Ont., …

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Update on Manitoba coronavirus numbers coming Thursday – Winnipeg

Update on Manitoba coronavirus numbers coming Thursday - Winnipeg

Manitobans will get a live update on the province’s ongoing fight against COVID-19 Thursday. Health officials have scheduled a media briefing for 1 p.m. and Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: No new Manitoba coronavirus cases reported for 8th straight day Wednesday The province …

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WHO says more research needed on possible airborne transmission of coronavirus – National

WHO says more research needed on possible airborne transmission of coronavirus - National

The World Health Organization on Thursday released new guidelines on the transmission of the novel coronavirus that acknowledge some reports of airborne transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19, but stopped short of confirming that the virus spreads through the air. Read more: Scientists warn coronavirus could be airborne — …

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1 new coronavirus case identified in New Brunswick Thursday – New Brunswick

1 new coronavirus case identified in New Brunswick Thursday - New Brunswick

All zones in New Brunswick continue to remain in the “yellow” level.To prevent the spread of COVID-19 within communities, visitors and residents are reminded to maintain physical distancing (two metres/six feet), wear a face mask when physical distancing is difficult to maintain and limit contact with people at higher risk, …

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Coronavirus hits ‘full speed’ in Africa as Asia, Europe warn public against complacency – National

Coronavirus hits ‘full speed’ in Africa as Asia, Europe warn public against complacency - National

BELGRADE, Serbia — Asian and European officials pleaded with their citizens Thursday to respect modest precautions as several countries saw coronavirus outbreaks accelerate or sought to prevent new flare-ups, while the virus showed no signs of slowing its initial advance in Africa and the Americas. Read more: How to safely …

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