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Saskatchewan aims to create text alerts, automated phone system for negative COVID-19 tests

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Saskatchewan is looking at incorporating a new tool to help fight a backlog of COVID-19 tests. The province has put out a request looking for an organization to set up an automatic notification system through automated call or text to pass on negative test results. According to the request …

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City of Saskatoon leisure centre employee tests positive for COVID-19

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An employee who works at three leisure centres in Saskatoon has tested positive for COVID-19. City of Saskatoon officials said the employee worked at Lakewood Civic Centre, the Saskatoon Field House and Shaw Centre. Read more: Scott Moe says it’s too early to say if families can gather for …

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‘No plan’ for economy will work without more access to COVID-19 tests, vaccines: O’Toole – National

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Canada will not see economic stability until there is wide access to rapid tests and vaccines for the novel coronavirus, Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole says. O’Toole made the remarks during a press conference Sunday morning. “There is no plan for the economy if we don’t have rapid testing …

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Nova Scotia reports 14 new coronavirus cases, sets new record for daily tests

Nova Scotia reports 14 new coronavirus cases, sets new record for daily tests

Nova Scotia is reporting 14 new coronavirus cases on Saturday while also breaking a record for the number of tests completed in a single day. The 14 new cases are located in three of Nova Scotia’s health zones. The majority, 12, is located in the central zone, which includes …

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Coronavirus: Member of junior hockey team in Okanagan tests positive for COVID-19 – Okanagan

Coronavirus: Member of junior hockey team in Okanagan tests positive for COVID-19 - Okanagan

A member of the Penticton Vees has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Saturday. The junior-A hockey team released the information on its website. The Vees said they have reached out to the provincial health office (PHO) for direction via their safety plan, and were told a …

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe tests negative for COVID-19, remains in self-isolation

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has tested negative for COVID-19, according to a government spokesperson. Despite the negative test, the premier will remain in self-isolation until Sunday in accordance with public health requirements. Moe was tested for COVID-19 on Monday but received the results five days later on Friday. Earlier …

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Ontario reports new record of more than 1,800 coronavirus cases, highest number of tests conducted

Ontario reports new record of more than 1,800 coronavirus cases, highest number of tests conducted

Ontario reported 1,855 new cases of coronavirus on Friday — a new provincial record since the pandemic began — bringing the provincial total to 111,216. Friday’s case count beats the previous single-day high of 1,589 cases recorded on Monday. According to Friday’s provincial report, 517 cases were recorded in …

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Coronavirus: Kelowna bus driver tests positive for COVID-19 – Okanagan

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A public bus driver in Kelowna has tested positive for COVID-19. The news was confirmed on Wednesday by Al Peressini, president of Amalgamated Transit Union 1722. “Sad to hear one of our drivers was diagnosed with (COVID-19) on Sunday,” Peressini told Global News. “(The driver) started feeling ill on …

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Ghislaine Maxwell quarantining after prison staffer tests positive for coronavirus – National

Ghislaine Maxwell quarantining after prison staffer tests positive for coronavirus - National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 23, 2020 10:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ghislaine Maxwell, the one-time girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is in quarantine at a New York …

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Morden mayor tests positive for COVID-19 – Winnipeg

Morden mayor tests positive for COVID-19 - Winnipeg

Morden’s mayor says he has tested positive for COVID-19. In a brief social media post on his personal Facebook page, Mayor Brandon Burley says the novel coronavirus has hit his home. “For anyone who says ‘COVID is just a cold’ I can confirm it’s not, in no way whatsoever,” …

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