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Coronavirus: Canada adds 1,329 cases, 5 deaths Thursday – National

Coronavirus: Canada adds 1,329 cases, 5 deaths Thursday - National

Canada added 1,329 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday and five deaths. That brings the national total to 148,941 cases and 9,249 deaths, with two deaths added from earlier in the week. Read more: Ontario reports 409 new coronavirus cases with most in Toronto-area, Ottawa Ontario reported 409 …

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New Brunswick shrinks bubble with Quebec after rise in COVID-19 cases in Avignon – New Brunswick

New Brunswick shrinks bubble with Quebec after rise in COVID-19 cases in Avignon - New Brunswick

After the Avignon region in Quebec saw a rise in cases of the coronavirus, New Brunswick has decided to restrict the travel bubble between the provinces. As of Friday, only residents of the Listuguj First Nation and Pointe-à-la-Croix will be allowed to take day trips to New Brunswick. The …

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New Brunswick reports 2 new cases of COVID-19, launches online testing referral – New Brunswick

New Brunswick reports 2 new cases of COVID-19, launches online testing referral - New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s health officials have launched an online process for coronavirus self-assessment and testing referral. A news release says residents can now request a COVID-19 test online, after which the testing centres will contact the individual within 48 hours. Read more: New Brunswick reporting single new case of coronavirus …

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Glaring flaws in Quebec long-term care homes repeatedly flagged before COVID-19 crisis: ombudsman

Glaring flaws in Quebec long-term care homes repeatedly flagged before COVID-19 crisis: ombudsman

The glaring shortcomings in Quebec’s long-term care homes were repeatedly flagged to authorities long before the novel coronavirus pandemic ravaged CHSLDs, the province’s ombudsman said Thursday. Marie Rinfret pointed to several flaws in her annual report, saying the provincial government has failed to implement solutions to address longstanding failures …

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Quebec reports 582 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise by 6 – Montreal

Quebec reports 582 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise by 6 - Montreal

Novel coronavirus cases continue to rise in Quebec after 582 new infections were reported Thursday. The health crisis has led to 69,670 cases to date in the province. There have been more than 59,000 recoveries. Earlier this week, public health officials declared the beginning of the second wave of …

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Quebec officials to address coronavirus pandemic as cases and hospitalizations climb – Montreal

Quebec officials to address coronavirus pandemic as cases and hospitalizations climb - Montreal

Quebec’s health minister will address the ongoing spike of new novel coronavirus cases in the province Thursday afternoon. Christian Dubé will be joined by Dr. Horacio Arruda, the director of Quebec public health, at the national assembly. The update comes as five regions, including Montreal and Laval, are now …

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Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death – Montreal

Quebec youth protection sees increase in child abuse reports following Granby girl’s death - Montreal

Quebec’s youth protection directors from centres across the province tabled their 2019-2020 annual report on Wednesday. Despite a drop in reported cases of child abuse during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, statistics show an overall increase of 12 per cent compared to the previous year. The death …

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Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died – Montreal

Quebec releases scathing reports into long-term care homes where dozens died - Montreal

A report into a private long-term care home in suburban Montreal where dozens of residents died during the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April accuses the owners of organizational negligence. The Quebec government released the report into Residence Herron today, as well as a separate report that looked into …

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COVID-19 second wave ‘very different’: Quebec health minister – Montreal

COVID-19 second wave ‘very different’: Quebec health minister - Montreal

The second wave of COVID-19 in Quebec will be younger, more spread out across the province, and possibly more challenging for the health network compared to the first wave, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Tuesday. Most COVID-19 deaths during the first wave were concentrated in Montreal-area closed living environments …

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Coronavirus: Quebec school bus drivers want to be informed of positive cases they’ve transported – Montreal

Coronavirus: Quebec school bus drivers want to be informed of positive cases they’ve transported - Montreal

School bus drivers in Quebec say they deserve to know if they have recently transported students who have tested positive for COVID-19. It is currently not mandatory for school boards and service centres in the province to notify their partner organizations, including school bus companies, after a school has …

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