Nova Scotia health officials have recorded one new case of COVID-19 and one more fatality, increasing its totals to 1,056 and 60, respectively. It’s the first death the province has reported since May 26. On Friday, it also reported that for the first time since March 15, it didn’t...
Four more people in Saskatchewan have contracted COVID-19, increasing its total case count to 645. One of the new cases is in Regina, while the other three are in the Far North region. According to a press release, “the number of active COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan is 55 - the...
There are now nine active cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick’s Campbellton region, after a health-care professional defied social distancing rules following a personal trip to Quebec. The most recent case was announced on Saturday, but health officials didn’t hold a press conference to clarify the reason for transmission....
Ontario’s Ministry of Health reported 323 new cases of COVID-19, after completing a record-high 20,640 tests in its latest 24-hour stretch. It’s the closest the province has come to hitting its max-capacity of 21,000 tests in a day, but it’s the third straight occasion that health officials have surpassed...
On Saturday, Quebec health officials announced that they identified 419 new cases of COVID-19, marking the smallest daily increase the province has recorded since March 28. The update increased its total case count to 50,641, which now includes 4,439 fatalities, after officials announced 76 more victims on Saturday. Canada’s...
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced on Saturday that an outbreak at Haro Park long-term care home has been declared over. Haro Park was among the earliest COVID-19 outbreaks in a facility of its kind in British Columbia, with restrictions imposed March 18. According to Global News, the...
When Travis Paulson drove from his home in northern Minnesota to the Canadian border last month, he thought he'd have little trouble crossing over to buy his insulin. Paulson, a Type 1 diabetic, has made the trip many times for himself and others as the price of the lifesaving drug...
Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador announced on May 29 that "bubbles" that had been limited to two households could invite six...
A Toronto shelter for people experiencing homelessness has closed for two weeks after COVID-19 killed two men who were staying there and infected 18 others. Executive director Bob Duff says St. Simon's shelter, located near Bloor and Sherbourne streets, shut down last week after the results came in from...
British Columbians continue to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in the province. In the past seven days, there have been 56 new cases, the lowest number of any week since a public health emergency was declared on March 18. The province is in its second phase of its...