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COVID-19: Possible case being investigated at Cobourg Collegiate Institute – Peterborough

COVID-19: Possible case being investigated at Cobourg Collegiate Institute - Peterborough

Health officials are investigating a possible case of COVID-19 at a Cobourg high school. On Monday, Cobourg Collegiate Institute principal Jamie Patenall issued a letter to parents and staff, notifying them that the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit is investigating a “possible case” of COVID-19 at the …

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Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada – National

Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast. Trudeau is scheduled to speak outside Rideau Cottage at 11:30 a.m. ET, which will be livestreamed on this page. © 2020 Global News, a division of …

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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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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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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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Canned sanitizer could be fire hazard: Calgary Fire Department – Calgary

Canned sanitizer could be fire hazard: Calgary Fire Department - Calgary

Depending on what kind of hand sanitizer you have, it could be a fire risk, according to the Calgary Fire Department (CFD). The CFD issued a news release Monday warning about ethanol-based hand sanitizers sold in aluminum cans, produced by some local breweries and distilleries. “The affected products contain …

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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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Coronavirus: Toronto Hudson’s Bay store open on day 1 of lockdown to suspend in-person shopping – Toronto

Coronavirus: Toronto Hudson’s Bay store open on day 1 of lockdown to suspend in-person shopping - Toronto

A Hudson’s Bay location on Queen Street in Toronto that remained open on the first day of the second coronavirus lockdown in the city will now be closed for in-person shopping. Questions were raised on Monday after shoppers were allowed inside. The provincial lockdown in Toronto and Peel Region …

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