Coronavirus: No new cases reported in New Brunswick for first time in 2021

Coronavirus: No new cases reported in New Brunswick for first time in 2021

New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the first time it has done so this year.The province is also reporting that nine new people have recovered since Monday, meaning there are now only 75 active cases

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Health officials urge COVID-19 restrictions to be maintained as variant cases mount – National

Health officials urge COVID-19 restrictions to be maintained as variant cases mount - National

Public health officials have identified upwards of 700 cases of contagious COVID-19 variants across Canada, the nation’s top doctor said Saturday, a finding she said lends new urgency to her calls to maintain personal COVID-19 precautions.Individual actions in conjunction

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Global coronavirus cases have crossed 100 million – National

Global coronavirus cases have crossed 100 million - National

Over 100 million people around the world have been infected with the novel coronavirus, a milestone reached just over a year after COVID-19 began to take hold.The world crossed that threshold at approximately 3 p.m. ET Tuesday — a

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Spain shuns coronavirus confinement as Europe kicks off 2021 with curfews – National

Spain shuns coronavirus confinement as Europe kicks off 2021 with curfews - National

While most of Europe kicked off 2021 with earlier curfews or stay-at-home orders, authorities in Spain insist the new coronavirus variant causing havoc elsewhere is not to blame for a sharp resurgence of cases and that the country can

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Nearly half of Canadians gathered outside of household over holidays: Ipsos – National

Nearly half of Canadians gathered outside of household over holidays: Ipsos - National

Canadians knew the recent holiday season was going to be a tough one amid spiking coronavirus cases.Public health officials across the country urged people to avoid in-person gatherings and keep to their households — but nearly half chose to

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Over 600K Canadians have now been infected with COVID-19 – National

Over 600K Canadians have now been infected with COVID-19 - National

Canada surpassed 600,000 cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, as much of the country continues to grapple with accelerating transmission and hospitalizations.The national total climbed to 600,667 as of Monday morning with Ontario’s latest provincial tally of 3,270. A

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Yukon adds 4 more coronavirus cases on New Year’s Day – National

Yukon adds 4 more coronavirus cases on New Year’s Day - National

Yukon is reporting four new cases of COVID-19 in people who were exposed to someone who had travelled out of the territory.The government says the four people are recovering at home.Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brendan Hanley says the new

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Global leaders warn 2020 is seeing ‘disturbing’ crackdowns on journalists – National

Global leaders warn 2020 is seeing ‘disturbing’ crackdowns on journalists - National

A coalition of international lawyers, led by a former Canadian attorney general, is calling for a new global charter to protect the rights of imprisoned journalists in an increasingly hostile world.Irwin Cotler, the former Liberal justice minister and international

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Calgary mayor says ‘smart restrictions’ vital to fight spiking COVID-19 cases

Calgary mayor says ‘smart restrictions’ vital to fight spiking COVID-19 cases

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says rapidly rising coronavirus case counts are driving home the importance of recognizing it is “smart restrictions” — not just any restrictions — that will help fight the spread of the virus in Canadian communities.In

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Ottawa preparing to hire COVID-19 vaccine distributors for early possible rollout starting in January – National

Pfizer announces deal to supply Canada with coronavirus vaccine candidate - National

The Canadian government is offering up an early but tantalizing glimmer of hope for a potential coronavirus vaccine that could begin to be rolled out in the next three to five months.A notice on the government’s contracting site invites

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