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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  - covid-19 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 […]

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

1596207064 Ontario reports 134 new coronavirus cases 3 deaths total cases  - covid-19 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  - covid-19 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 […]

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

1593552666 SAQ computers hacked personal data of employees consulted Montreal  - covid-19 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  - covid-19 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  - covid-19 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  - covid-19 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  - covid-19 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 […]

NHL returns after months-long hiatus due to coronavirus pandemic

1595936039 NHL returns after months long hiatus due to coronavirus pandemic  - covid-19 news

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 6:50 am     Updated July 28, 2020 7:02 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ HNHL hockey returns Tuesday after a months-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal Canadiens are in Toronto to take on […]

People who wear face masks do not stop washing their hands: study – National

1595925061 People who wear face masks do not stop washing their  - covid-19 news

People who choose to wear a face mask are not likely to wash their hands less as a result, a new study has found. The study, published in the journal BMJ Analysis and conducted by researchers at Cambridge University and King’s College London, suggests people do not garner a false sense of security by wearing […]