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Coronavirus: Quebec reports 164 new cases, 1 death linked to virus

Coronavirus Quebec reports 164 new cases 1 death linked to  - coronavirus news

Quebec is reporting 164 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total since the start of the pandemic to 59,312. The number of patients requiring hospitalization dropped below the 200 mark to 189 — a decrease of 19 in the last 24 hours. Of those, 15 patients are in an intensive […]

Canada launches COVID-19 tracking app — but only in Ontario

Canada launches COVID 19 tracking app — but only in Ontario  - coronavirus news

The federal government launched its coronavirus exposure notification app in Ontario on Friday after weeks of delay. The ‘COVID Alert’ app aims to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in Canada by notifying a user when they have been in close contact with another user who tested positive for the virus. The government describes […]

Ontario reports 134 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths; total cases at 39,209

1596207064 Ontario reports 134 new coronavirus cases 3 deaths total cases  - coronavirus news

Ontario reported 134 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 39,209. Friday’s case count is a considerable increase after seeing case numbers below 100 for the last two days. The death toll in the province has risen to 2,775, as three new deaths were reported. Meanwhile, 35,074 Ontarians have recovered […]

Allowing Canadians to drink in public parks may help slow coronavirus spread: experts – National

1596192456 Allowing Canadians to drink in public parks may help slow  - coronavirus news

As bars, restaurants and house parties continue to play significant roles in spreading COVID-19, some infectious disease experts in Canada think it’s time to offer a safer alternative to drinking in public. Cracking a cold one in a park may be a good substitution, they say, if only it wasn’t illegal throughout most of the […]

New Toronto data shows how racialized, lower-income communities being hit hard by coronavirus

1596152230 New Toronto data shows how racialized lower income communities being hit  - coronavirus news

Stark new data from Toronto Public Health shows racialized and lower-income communities in the city are being disproportionately affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “There is growing evidence in North America and beyond that racialized people and people living in lower-income households are more likely to be affected by COVID-19 infection,” Dr. Eileen de Villa […]

SAQ closes three branches in the Laurentians due to COVID-19 outbreak – Montreal

1593552666 SAQ computers hacked personal data of employees consulted Montreal  - coronavirus news

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 29, 2020 9:20 pm     Updated July 30, 2020 3:04 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An outbreak of COVID-19 among employees has forced the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) to close three branches in the Laurentian […]

Toronto makes masks mandatory in common areas of residential buildings – Toronto

1596060655 Toronto makes masks mandatory in common areas of residential buildings  - coronavirus news

Toronto City Council has passed a new bylaw making the wearing of face masks mandatory in common areas of condo and apartment buildings amid the coronavirus pandemic. The new law, set to take effect next Wednesday, requires building owners to have a policy in place that ensures people wear masks in places like lobbies, elevators […]

Ontario reports 76 new coronavirus cases, lowest single-day increase since March

1596034871 Ontario reports 76 new coronavirus cases lowest single day increase since  - coronavirus news

Ontario reported 76 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 38,986. Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said Wednesday’s report marks the lowest increase within a 24-hour period since March 22. The death toll in the province has risen to 2,769, as only one new death was reported. Meanwhile, 34,741 […]

West Vancouver restaurants looking to open pop-up locations face battle over liquor licences – BC

1595994724 West Vancouver restaurants looking to open pop up locations face battle  - coronavirus news

Three West Vancouver restaurants are accusing the provincial government of drowning them in red tape. The District of West Vancouver and the local police department gave the businesses permission to operate temporary pop-up locations in Millennium Park for the summer. 1:50 Vancouver approves temporary patios for breweries and distilleries Vancouver approves temporary patios for breweries […]

Ontario reports 111 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths; total cases at 38,910

1595954346 Ontario reports 111 new coronavirus cases 4 deaths total cases  - coronavirus news

Ontario reported 111 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the provincial total to 38,910. The death toll in the province has risen to 2,768, as four new deaths were reported. Meanwhile, 34,567 Ontarians have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, which is almost 89 per cent of cases. Tuesday’s report […]