Speaking outside of Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday, where he is staying in self-isolation, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged the state of emergency just-declared in Ontario, while thanking all frontline healthcare workers in Canada for their efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced...
Understanding how an enemy works is the first step towards defeating it. That is why scientists have been scrambling to find out what coronavirus does to the body. Now for the first time, researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity understand how humans fight off the virus. Laboratory head...
There are now 74 cases of coronavirus in Alberta after the province announced another 18 Monday. COVID-19 has now reached every health zone in Alberta with two of the new cases confirmed in the north and south zones. There are also 52 cases in the Calgary zone, 18 cases in...
The province announced Saturday it would be shifting its COVID-19 testing strategies to focus on vulnerable groups in order to make sure those resources are available to those most in need. British Columbia, which currently has a total of 73 cases, has conducted extensive testing in recent weeks. As...
The Ontario government has announced it will be closing all of its major tourist attractions in the Greater Toronto area, including popular museums and convention centres, due to COVID-19. The province has said the closures are in response to recommendations made by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David...
As COVID-19 continues to affect more Canadians, many parents are not just worried about themselves — but also their children. In Ontario, there are 17 new COVID-19 cases, including a baby boy. Health officials said the baby is under the age of one and is listed as having contracted the...
There are now 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Quebec, according to the province's health ministry. Officials note each of the new cases are people who recently returned from trips outside of Canada. In addition, there are over 250 cases under investigation and 798 people have so far tested negative for...
One hundred and fifty-eight people in Canada have tested positive for COVID-19 or are presumed to be positive, and one death has been recorded. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the new coronavirus. In a statement Thursday night, Trudeau’s office said: “Following medical recommendations,...
Canada has now surpassed 100 cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, according to tallies from the provinces. Ontario has had a total of 42 cases. British Columbia has 46, Quebec has eight and Alberta has reported 19 cases. One other person, a former passenger of the Grand Princess cruise...
Here’s the latest news Tuesday from across Canada and around the world on the novel coronavirus: 10:30 p.m.: The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Sudbury by the city’s medical officer of health. Dr. Penny Sutcliffe said a man in his 50s presented himself to the emergency department at...