The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. B.C. is reporting 52 new cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, including five more deaths. This brings the death total to 86 and the total number of cases to 1,699. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the testing strategy is...
In the last two days, 50 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in B.C., along with three more deaths, officials said on Monday. There have been 103 deaths in the province related to COVID-19 to date, and a total of 1,998 cases. However, Dr. Bonnie Henry said in a press...
The family of the 11-year-old Toronto girl who lied about an assailant cutting her hijab as she was on her way to school offered their “sincere apologies to every Canadian” Wednesday night. The story remains strong in Canada as politicians, the media and the public wrestle with what the incident...
Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19 and four new recoveries. The province has a cumulative total of 1,050 cases, including 973 recoveries and 58 deaths. No new cases in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in New Brunswick. The province...
Environment Canada updated its weather warnings for strong winds and “severe” thunderstorms in the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday, as heavy rainfall descended on the National Capital Region. According to the advisory, “very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow vehicles off the road.” The agency also warns that...
Health officials have diagnosed 12 patients with COVID-19, increasing Nova Scotia’s case count to 947. No new fatalities were reported after two straight days of having at least one recorded death. Among the province’s total cases are 545 people who have recovered from the virus, up by 16 since Wednesday. Ten...
A “small glitch” in Thursday’s Ontario COVID-19 statistics has been reported by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier of Ontario and Minister of Health. Eighty-seven cases were missed in yesterday’s update, when the province reported 258 new patients, which would have marked a six-week low. Instead, an increase of 345 should have...
All of New Brunswick’s 120 patients have recovered from COVID-19, meaning there are no more active cases in the province. For the tenth straight day, New Brunswick has also not identified a new infection. This is the second time that all of its patients have recovered. It previously had zero...
A man in his 90s has tested positive for COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total number of cases to 122. One hundred and twenty people have recovered from the virus, while two active cases remain. New Brunswick is currently in Phase 3 of its reopening plan, which allows for...
On Tuesday, another death of someone with COVID-19 brought the province’s total number of deaths to 59. The deceased was in her 80s and had underlying health conditions. She was not a resident of a long-term care facility. There are now 1,052 cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Eleven residents...