An Ottawa company says Health Canada has approved its new technology that can expand the country's COVID-19 test capacity. Spartan Bioscience was one of the companies that received federal funds announced in mid-March to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. It switched from making portable DNA test kits to...
Ontario is reporting 401 new and confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 7,049. A total of 274 people have died of the virus. The Ontario government says 3,121 people have recovered from a confirmed case of the illness. Nova Scotia is reporting 17 new COVID-19...
Nova Scotia recorded 21 new COVID-19 positive results on Saturday, including a Halifax Regional Police officer — bringing the province's total to 428. So far, 95 people have recovered from COVID-19 and two have died. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 885 Nova Scotia tests on Friday and is...
P.E.I. has no new cases of COVID-19 for the third straight day, chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison said in her briefing on Saturday. P.E.I.'s number of confirmed cases remains at 25. None of those people has required hospitalization, and 17 are considered to be recovered. Almost 1,800 tests...
The Ontario government is extending its COVID-19 emergency orders until April 23 — and adding some new ones — as the provincial case count rises by 411 people to 6,648. There have been 691 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19. Of this number, 257 are in intensive care units, while...
The Ontario government is extending its COVID-19 emergency orders until April 23—and adding some new ones—as the provincial case count rises by 411 people to 6,648. The government also reported on Saturday that 253 people have died of the virus in Ontario. A total of 2,858 people in the...
Public health officials in Ontario reported 478 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, an 8.3 per cent increase that brings the provincial total to 6,237. The province's official death toll now sits at 222. Confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed to 407 in Nova Scotia, with the province announcing 34...
Fifty people with COVID-19 have now died in British Columbia, after health officials reported two new fatalities on Thursday. One death was reported in both the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry also announced 34 new patients, increasing their case count to 1,370. Of...
Public health officials reported 478 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, an 8.3 per cent increase that brings the provincial total to 6,237. The province's official death toll now sits at 222. Another 1,598 people are awaiting test results, while 2,574 cases — or slightly more than 41 per cent...
Alberta - 1,451 cases, including 32 deaths (519 resolved) British Columbia - 1,370 cases, 50 deaths (858 resolved) Manitoba - 224 cases, 3 deaths (76 resolved) New Brunswick - 111 cases (53 resolved) ...