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Manitoba health officials give coronavirus update – Winnipeg

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Health officials will give an update on Manitoba’s ongoing efforts against COVID-19 Wednesday. Manitoba’s acting deputy chief provincial public health officer, Dr. Jazz Atwal, has scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. along with Dr. Joss Reimer, medical officer of health and medical lead, Manitoba Vaccine Implementation Task Force. …

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Alberta premier, health officials to speak about COVID-19 support for continuing care operators

Alberta premier, health officials to speak about COVID-19 support for continuing care operators

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is scheduled to provide an update Wednesday on COVID-19 support for continuing care operators, residential addiction and mental health treatment facilities and home care providers. Kenney will be joined by Health Minister Tyler Shandro, Calgary-Fish Creek MLA Richard Gotfried and Kim O’Brien, president and CEO …

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‘Hold off on the Super Bowl celebrations,’ B.C. health officials say amid COVID-19 restrictions

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British Columbia health officials are calling “game off” and asking people not to gather to watch the Super Bowl this month amid continuing COVID-19 restrictions. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Monday the province will be updating its health orders on Friday, but is hinting they could include …

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Coronavirus: North Westside residents concerned after two fire officials travel to Mexico

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Central Okanagan officials have confirmed that two local firefighters traveled to Mexico recently, even though health officials have been urging Canadians to stay home during the pandemic. The pair are both acting deputy fire chiefs with North Westside Fire Rescue, which serves the rural communities on the northwest side …

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B.C. health officials to provide latest COVID-19 update on Monday

B.C. health officials to provide latest COVID-19 update on Monday

British Columbia health officials will provide the latest update on the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday afternoon. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix will announce the past three days’ cases and deaths at a press conference scheduled for 3 p.m. The province has seen its infection …

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Manitoba health officials give coronavirus update – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s top doctor and chief nursing officer will give an update on the province’s COVID-19 fight Monday. Read more: Four more COVID-19 deaths, 119 new cases in Manitoba Sunday Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa have scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event …

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1st case of U.K. coronavirus variant in Waterloo linked to long-term care outbreak: officials

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Local health officials say the first known case of the U.K. coronavirus variant in Waterloo Region is linked to an outbreak at a long-term care home. In a news release issued Saturday, officials said the case, which was announced on Friday, is connected to Columbia Forest Long-Term Care Home. …

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B.C. health officials to provide live COVID-19 update Friday

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British Columbia health officials are scheduled to provide their latest COVID-19 update at 3 p.m. PT, Friday. Global News will carry the briefing live here, on our Facebook page and on BC1. Read more: Dr. Bonnie Henry, Health Minister Adrian Dix answer your questions at COVID-19 town hall Earlier …

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Manitoba health officials give coronavirus update as new travel restrictions start Friday – Winnipeg

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Health officials in Manitoba will give a live update on the province’s ongoing efforts against COVID-19 Friday. Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, Dr. Brent Roussin, and Dr. Joss Reimer, Manitoba’s medical officer of health and lead on the vaccine implementation taskforce, have scheduled a 12:30 p.m. press conference. …

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Coronavirus: Officials report one death, 70 new cases for Interior Health – Okanagan

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On the one-year anniversary of B.C. reporting its first case of COVID-19, health officials announced one death and 70 new cases for the Interior Health region on Thursday. The death, which occurred in an undisclosed community, pushed the region’s death total since the pandemic began to 69. With the …

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