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Winnipeg teacher still recovering from COVID-19 after 4 weeks

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A Winnipeg science teacher recovering from COVID-19 is sharing her experience in hospital and urging Manitobans to get vaccinated. Maria Nickel, 50, tested positive four weeks ago and spent a day in the hospital last weekend. She said it was obvious how busy front-line workers are. Read more: COVID-19: …

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New Brunswick reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, outbreak continues at Fredericton hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

New Brunswick is reporting 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the province’s active case count to 116. Two of the new cases are in Zone 1 (Moncton region) involving people in their 20s and 60s. One case is a close contact of a previously-confirmed case and the other is …

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COVID-19: 86 new cases in Nova Scotia, the lowest number since April

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia reported 86 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the lowest number of single-day cases the province has seen since the end of April. The province also reported more than 100 new recoveries since Friday, and the number of active cases has dropped to 1,509. “I’m pleased to …

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New Brunswick reports 7 new cases of COVID-19 as province sets new vaccination record

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

New Brunswick reported seven new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, which includes two travel-related cases currently outside the province. In a release, the province said there are two new cases in Zone 2, the Saint John region, involving one person in their 40s and another in their 50s. One is …

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Maritime families concerned elderly relitives haven’t been vaccinated in hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Families in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick say they’re worried about their elderly loved ones who have been hospitalized for weeks but not yet given their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. John McKay’s mother-in-law is in her early eighties. He says she’s been an inpatient at Nova Scotia’s …

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What goes into holding COVID-19 school pop-up clinics? Women’s College Hospital offers behind-the-scenes look

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

On a sunny Spring afternoon, a line has formed leading to General Mercer Junior Public School in Toronto. There is a big white tent and live music and laughter can be heard playing in the distance, and the atmosphere is festive. What looks like a school fair and feels …

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Community raising funds for London, Ont., nurse as family battles COVID-19 in hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Support is pouring in for a London, Ont., nurse amid National Nurses Week, as both her parents and her brother battle COVID-19 in hospital. A GoFundMe page is raising funds to support Amber*, who requested to not use her real name for privacy reasons. The nurse, who is in …

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‘Trying our best’: Tragedy grips small-town hospital in India amid COVID-19 crisis

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

In the emergency room of a public hospital in northern India on Tuesday, a man was trying to revive his mother who had just died from COVID-19-like symptoms. On another bed, a young man who had tested positive was sitting up and making an effort to breathe while two …

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2 COVID-19 outbreaks declared at Guelph General Hospital

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Guelph General Hospital says COVID-19 outbreaks are being declared on its 4 East and 7 East units. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon after four patients and one staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Read more: Moderna says COVID-19 booster shot increases protection against some variants “For …

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17 COVID-19 cases now linked to Belleville General Hospital outbreak

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A COVID-19 outbreak at Belleville General Hospital in Eastern Ontario continues to grow, with 17 cases associated as of Tuesday. The outbreak is located on the hospital’s Quinte 5 unit, and began last week. The cases are a mixture of staff and patients. As of Monday, six patients and …

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