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South Korea seeks $4 million in damages from church accused of coronavirus spread – National

South Korea seeks $4 million in damages from church accused of coronavirus spread - National

The metropolitan government in South Korea’s capital Seoul said on Friday it would seek 4.6 billion won (US$4 million) in damages against a church for causing the spread of the coronavirus by disrupting tracing and testing efforts. A fresh wave of infections erupted at a church whose members attended …

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 30 million as deaths continue to rise – National

Global coronavirus cases surpass 30 million as deaths continue to rise - National

Coronavirus is continuing to spread across the globe, with the number of confirmed cases surpassing 30 million on Thursday and the death toll fast approaching one million. As of 7:15 p.m. ET, 30,003,378 cases have been diagnosed worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Since COVID-19 was first detected in …

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Regina financial report projects $5.1 million deficit, though ‘books will balance’ – Regina

Regina financial report projects $5.1 million deficit, though ‘books will balance’ - Regina

With financial losses and savings considered, the City of Regina’s mid-year financial report predicts the coronavirus pandemic will lead to a $5.1-million operating deficit by the end of 2020. But with federal funding and infrastructure projects taken into account, city officials think the budget will still be balanced come …

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India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total – National

India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total - National

India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation’s confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% …

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Canada reports 792 new coronavirus infections as global cases near 30 million – National

Canada reports 792 new coronavirus infections as global cases near 30 million - National

Canada saw 792 new novel coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the country’s total case count to 138,695.  Provincial health authorities also said nine new deaths associated with COVID-19 had occurred. The new deaths bring Canada’s total death toll to 9,188. Story continues below advertisement Read more: Security officer on …

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Sask. announces $51 million in 1st round of COVID-19 school division funding

Sask. announces $51 million in 1st round of COVID-19 school division funding

The province has approved $51 million in funding for school divisions, which welcomed students back into their classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday. The money is for “emergent one-time expenses associated with a safe return to school,” Saskatchewan Education Minister Gordon Wyant said at a press conference Tuesday …

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India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world – National

India crosses 4 million coronavirus cases, closes in on Brazil as 2nd in world - National

India’s coronavirus cases crossed 4 million on Saturday, leading the world in new infections and closing in on Brazil’s total as the second-highest in the world. The 86,432 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total to 4,023,179. Brazil has confirmed 4,091,801 infections while the U.S. has …

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U.S. job growth slows to 1.4 million in August as government assistance runs out – National

U.S. job growth slows to 1.4 million in August as government assistance runs out - National

U.S. job growth slowed further in August as financial assistance from the government ran out, threatening the economy’s recovery from the COVID-19 recession. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 1.371 million jobs last month after advancing 1.734 million in July, the Labor Department’s closely watched employment report showed on Friday. The …

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Canada sees 492 new coronavirus infections as global cases near 26 million – National

Canada sees 492 new coronavirus infections as global cases near 26 million - National

Canada added 492 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, as the global case count hovered just below 26 million. The new infections bring Canada’s total case load to 129,843. Wednesday marked the third day in a row Canada saw less than 500 new cases of the virus. …

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U.S. unemployment claims climb back over 1 million – National

U.S. unemployment claims climb back over 1 million - National

The coronavirus recession struck swiftly and violently. Now, with the U.S. economy still in the grip of the outbreak five months later, the recovery looks fitful and uneven — and painfully slow. The latest evidence came Thursday, when the government reported that the number of workers applying for unemployment climbed …

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