Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada's deputy chief public health officer, indicated there is “some cause for concern” in Canada as daily COVID-19 case counts begin to rise nationally. Over the past week, an average of 350 new cases per day have been identified, compared to a daily average of 300 earlier...
A trip to the grocery store has turned into a tragedy in the District of Squamish. Around 6 p.m. on February 28, the B.C. Ambulance Service contacted the local RCMP detachment to say that two pedestrians were struck in the parking lot at 1900 Garibaldi Way. A female and a two-year-old...
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:50 a.m. ET on May 24, 2020: There are 84,081 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 46,838 confirmed (including 3,940 deaths, 14,044 resolved) _ Ontario: 25,500 confirmed (including 2,073 deaths, 19,477 resolved) _ Alberta: 6,818 confirmed (including 135...
The percentage of Ontarians who’ve been vaccinated suddenly got more interesting this week after the province released a reopening plan tied to immunization rates. Hitting milestones for the proportion of adults with a first and second dose now offers more than just feelings of hope — the figures are directly...
A significant number of travellers who recently returned from sunny destinations to Montreal and Quebec City were exposed to the novel coronavirus because there was at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 on board their flight. The list of international flights of concern to public health officials in Canada...
Alberta recorded 84 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the province's total to 12,053. Another Albertan has also died due to the coronavirus, a woman in her 60s in the south zone. She is the 221st COVID-19-related fatality in the province. The province's active case count remained the...
Quebec reached a grim milestone on Tuesday, as the province reported an additional 102 COVID-19-related deaths. The province also reported an additional 807 cases, bringing the total number of cases in Quebec to 20,126. - Nova Scotia reports another COVID-19 death Sixteen new cases were identified in Nova Scotia on Tuesday,...
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is reporting 71 new COVID-19 cases and four new deaths Monday after a record-setting weekend. The new cases and deaths bring the region’s total to 2,543 cases, 2,022 resolved and 91 deaths, leaving 430 active cases, On Saturday, Middlesex-London set a new single-day record with 87...
Manitoba is expanding eligibility for second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Manitobans who got their first dose of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine on or before March 29 can start booking their second shot as of 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, officials say. Johanu Botha, co-lead of Manitoba’s vaccine implementation taskforce, said health...
Northern school boards — the first in the province to resume in-person classes after an extended holiday break — are reporting at least 14 COVID-19 outbreaks among students, staff and other unidentified individuals since returning Jan. 11. With 280,000 children scheduled to return to in-person learning in Ottawa, London, eastern...