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Ottawa providing nearly $20M to help Nunavut combat growing coronavirus outbreak – National

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Ottawa is contributing nearly $20 million in federal funding to the Nunavut government and Inuit communities to help combat a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. The funding announced late Wednesday by the ministries of Indigenous services, northern affairs and economic development will go toward food support, personal protective equipment …

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 outbreak at Burnaby Hospital grows to 55 patients – BC

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Fraser Health says the COVID-19 outbreak at Burnaby Hospital has grown to 55 patients and has contributed to five deaths. Forty staff members have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and health officials are working to determine if they are connected to the outbreak. The hospital is not accepting …

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Outbreak declared after 6 from Nipissing University’s athletic community test positive for COVID-19 – Barrie

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NORTH BAY, Ont. — Public health officials have declared an outbreak after six members of Nipissing University’s athletic community tested positive for COVID-19. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit says the individuals interacted with other people at the university’s gym and at social gatherings in the community. …

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Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production – National

Coronavirus outbreak at world’s largest maker of latex gloves slows production - National

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two to four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected by the coronavirus, raising the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic. Top Glove said it has …

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Saskatoon long-term care home outbreak reaches 34 COVID-19 cases

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A COVID-19 outbreak at a Saskatoon long-term care facility has reached more residents. On Nov. 23, Luther Special Care Home (LSCH) announced 34 residents have tested positive and 23 staff members are in self isolation. Read more: 28 people test positive for COVID-19 at Luther Special Care Home in …

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Avoid Lachine Hospital’s ER due to coronavirus outbreak, MUHC says – Montreal

Avoid Lachine Hospital’s ER due to coronavirus outbreak, MUHC says - Montreal

Montrealers seeking urgent medical care are being asked to avoid the emergency room at the Lachine Hospital due to a COVID-19 outbreak on the fifth floor. The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) says 13 patients on the fifth floor, including some in the intensive care unit, have tested positive …

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5 more patients test positive for COVID-19 in Calgary hospital outbreak: AHS – Calgary

5 more patients test positive for COVID-19 in Calgary hospital outbreak: AHS - Calgary

Alberta Health Services reported Sunday more patients have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary. On Thursday, an outbreak was declared on the hospital’s transition unit after one patient tested positive for the virus. On Sunday, AHS said an additional five patients on the unit …

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Regina’s Santa Maria long-term care home – Regina

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Regina’s Santa Maria long-term care home - Regina

The Saskatchewan Health Authority declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home in Regina on Friday. According to the facility, there are two confirmed COVID-19 cases connected to the long-term care home. Read more: 28 people test positive for COVID-19 at Luther Special Care Home in …

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1 person dies in connection to Calgary hospital COVID-19 outbreak: AHS – Calgary

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Alberta Health Services reported Saturday one person had died in connection to an outbreak at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. AHS said an outbreak was declared Friday evening on a medicine unit at the hospital and two patients linked to the unit tested positive for COVID-19. “We are saddened …

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Outbreak declared at Western University’s Perth Hall residency – London

Outbreak declared at Western University’s Perth Hall residency - London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has declared a second outbreak at a Western University student residence. The Health Unit received a report Saturday that a third person at the University has tested positive for COVID-19 in the Perth Hall residence. The three students and those who came in close contact …

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