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Manitoba health officials update province’s coronavirus numbers Wednesday – Winnipeg

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Manitoba health officials will give their daily COVID-19 update Wednesday as the province struggles to get a handle on a rising caseload that has seen hundreds of new infections and multiple deaths reported on a daily basis for weeks. The province’s chief public health officer, Dr. Brent Roussin, and …

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Health officials give update on Manitoba’s coronavirus fight – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s top doctor will give an update on the province’s ongoing efforts against COVID-19 Tuesday. Dr. Brent Roussin will hold his daily media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: Record-setting new coronavirus cases reported in Manitoba Monday On Monday …

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

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British Columbia health officials are set to provide three days of COVID-19 data on Monday afternoon. During its last update Friday, B.C. reported 516 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the fewest since Nov. 9. 2:22 Popular Vancouver holiday events cancelled due to COVID-19 Popular Vancouver holiday events cancelled due to COVID-19 …

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Manitoba health officials to give live coronavirus update Monday – Winnipeg

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Manitoba’s top doctor and chief nursing officer will give a live COVID-19 update Monday. Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa have scheduled a press conference for 12:30 p.m. Global News will stream the event live in this story. Read more: 12 more COVID-19 deaths Sunday and 243 COVID-19 cases …

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New Brunswick health officials point to ‘superspreaders’ as the source of new cases in Saint John – New Brunswick

New Brunswick health officials point to ‘superspreaders’ as the source of new cases in Saint John - New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s top doctor pointed to superspreaders as the reason behind the climbing coronavirus case numbers in Saint John. “The contact tracing has revealed that some of this spread is happening in areas, number one, where there is a superspreader event and there are some superspreaders involved in some …

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Coronavirus: Health officials await dozens of tests in Saugeen-Maitland Hall outbreak – London

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As local health officials continue their contact tracing efforts, the region’s medical officer of health is optimistic that a coronavirus outbreak declared Thursday at a Western University student residence won’t impact the broader community, similarly to a separate on-campus outbreak early last month. The latest outbreak, reported at Saugeen-Maitland …

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Public health officials encourage Nova Scotians to download COVID Alert app, use it properly

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The federal government’s COVID Alert app has been available in Nova Scotia for more than a month, and according to the province’s public health authority, it has been used successfully by some users who tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On Friday, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) confirmed …

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Live coronavirus update coming from Manitoba health officials Friday – Winnipeg

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Health officials in Manitoba will give a live update on the province’s COVID-19 situation Friday. Chief public health officer Dr. Brent Roussin and the province’s chief nursing officer, Lanette Siragusa will speak to reporters at a 12:30 p.m. press conference. Read more: 8 more deaths, 475 new COVID-19 cases …

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Health officials warn of potential exposure to COVID-19 at Bayers Lake restaurant, store – Halifax

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Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at East Side Mario’s and Sport Check in Bayers Lake. According to N.S. Health, the exposure may have occurred at the restaurant on 186 Chain Lake Drive on Nov. 14 between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. and …

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Officials say to avoid Christmas travel in B.C. this year due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Anyone in B.C. who wants to travel this Christmas is being asked to stay close to home instead. On Monday, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix said due to COVID-19, this is not the year for anyone to head out of town for the holidays. The provincial health order on …

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