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Saskatchewan reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, hits single-day testing record

Saskatchewan reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, hits single-day testing record

Saskatchewan reported 11 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday as the province hit a new single-day testing record. The government performed 2,873 COVID-19 tests on Friday, which is the highest daily number of tests performed to date, according to data provided by the government of Saskatchewan. The …

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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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Ontario reports 232 new coronavirus cases as record number of tests processed

Ontario reports 232 new coronavirus cases as record number of tests processed

Ontario reported 232 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 44,300. It’s the highest single-day increase in cases since June 29, when 257 were reported. “Toronto is reporting 77 cases with 62 in Peel and 27 in Ottawa,” …

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India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record – National

India nears 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily, setting new global record - National

India reported a record daily jump in coronavirus cases for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections on Saturday, data from the federal health ministry showed. With total cases of more than 4.65 million, India is the world’s second worst affected country, trailing only the United States, which …

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India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day – National

India sets new record for coronavirus deaths with over 1,100 in single day - National

India on Tuesday reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s tally to nearly 4.3 million — second only to the United States and maintaining an upward surge amid an ease in …

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Israelis protest against Netanyahu despite coronavirus cases surging to record levels – National

Israelis protest against Netanyahu despite coronavirus cases surging to record levels - National

Thousands of Israelis gathered outside the prime minister’s official residence in Jerusalem on Saturday despite record levels of coronavirus infections, calling on Benjamin Netanyahu to resign because he is on trial for corruption charges. The protesters held banners reading “Revolution” and “Citizens Write the Constitution” as they marched toward …

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Nova Scotia processes record number of COVID-19 tests, no new cases reported Saturday – Halifax

Nova Scotia processes record number of COVID-19 tests, no new cases reported Saturday - Halifax

Nova Scotia completed a record number of COVID-19 tests leading to a report of no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday. There are only five active cases of the coronavirus in Nova Scotia at this time. The province says that the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed …

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U.S. budget deficit set to hit record $3.3 trillion due to coronavirus measures – National

U.S. budget deficit set to hit record $3.3 trillion due to coronavirus measures - National

The United States budget deficit is projected to hit a record $3.3 trillion as huge government expenditures to fight the coronavirus and to prop up the economy have added more than $2 trillion to the federal ledger, the Congressional Budget Office said. The spike in the deficit means that …

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Despite record drug deaths amid coronavirus, Trudeau still won’t support decriminalization

Despite record drug deaths amid coronavirus, Trudeau still won’t support decriminalization

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is continuing to distance himself from growing calls to decriminalize personal possession of hard drugs, despite a recent spike of overdose deaths across multiple provinces amid the coronavirus pandemic. Asked whether it’s time to explore the move during an exclusive virtual interview with Global News’ …

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B.C. reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, active cases set new record

B.C. reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, active cases set new record

British Columbia confirmed another 104 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. In a statement, provincial health officials said the number of active cases in the province had climbed to a new record high of 1,127. It was the fourth time in the last week B.C. reported more than 100 new COVID-19 …

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