Coroner says Quebec Health Department chose to ignore COVID-19 risk in long-term care
The Health Department offered no specific instructions to long-term care homes despite knowing older people were particularly at-risk from the novel coronavirus, the report finds.
Ontario university researchers develop model to spot severe outcomes in COVID-19 patients
University of Waterloo researchers have developed new artificial intelligence models to predict which COVID-19 hospital patients are likely to have severe kidney injury outcomes.
Saskatchewan COVID-19 wastewater numbers show massive decrease
The latest findings from wastewater testing show large decreases in COVID-19 levels in three Saskatchewan cities as well as a drop in levels of unidentifiable subvariants.
Quebec reports 5 COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations take small dip
Hospitalizations related to the health crisis in Quebec totaled 1,611, a decrease of 11. This comes after 64 admissions and 75 discharges in the last day.
Shanghai begins reopening as COVID-19 spread under control
Vice Mayor Zong Ming said 15 out of Shanghai's 16 districts had eliminated COVID transmission among those not already in quarantine.
Ontario COVID numbers: 1,122 people in hospital, 159 in intensive care
The death toll in the province has risen to 13,072 from the previous day as two new virus-related deaths were added.
COVID-19: Outbreak declared at Ross Memorial Hospital, HKPR active cases under 100
Two new outbreaks were declared since Friday, May 13 while another three outbreaks were declared over.
11% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients get readmitted or die, study shows
Researchers have found that for people who were hospitalized with COVID-19, death or readmission was common, with about 11 per cent being readmitted or dying within 30 days.
Ontario COVID update: 1,392 people in hospital, 156 in ICU
The figures represent a drop in the number of people in ICU and hospital as a result of the novel coronavirus compared to both the day and week before.
Over 40,000 have died from COVID-19 in Canada, but hospitalizations are falling again
Hospitalizations and confirmed cases are falling again, suggesting the sixth wave has peaked, but the average number of deaths per day remains high.
Quebec adds 30 COVID-19 deaths as province set to lift mask mandate
Pandemic-related hospitalizations in Quebec stood at 1,754, a net drop of 67. In the last day, there were 92 admissions and 159 discharges across the province.
Another 11 COVID-19 deaths reported in Manitoba, 196 new hospitalizations
Since March 2020, 1,847 Manitobans have died as a result of COVID-19, according to the provincial data.
COVID-19: Peterborough risk index remains at ‘high’, 5 deaths reported over last 7 days
Peterborough Regional Health Centre as of Wednesday afternoon reported 17 inpatients, down from 18 reported over the past two days and 25 a week ago.
N.B. surpasses 400 COVID-related deaths, hospitalizations decrease in latest update
The total number of COVID-related deaths in New Brunswick has now surpassed 400, while the number of patients in hospital continues to drop.
Nova Scotia reports 18 COVID-19 deaths in latest weekly update
In the seven-day period ending May 9, there were 65 new hospitalizations and 18 deaths linked to COVID-19 in Nova Scotia.
COVID-19: Saskatchewan reports 19 new deaths, 710 cases last week
Of the cases reported last week, 49 per cent were 50 and older. The province also reported 19 new COVID-19 deaths last week.
U.S. marks ‘tragic milestone’ of 1 million COVID-19 deaths
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday commemorated the death of 1 million people in the Unites States from COVID-19, marking what he called "a tragic milestone."
COVID-19: 70 new deaths reported to Alberta Health as hospitalizations drop
While COVID-19 indicators like hospitalizations and wastewater levels were down over last week, Alberta officials warned the virus is still a threat as 70 deaths were reported.
COVID-19: HKPR reports 2 new hospitalized cases, outbreak at Campbellford group home
As of Wednesday, there are 38 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the health unit's jurisdiction of the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County and Haliburton County
COVID-19 outbreak hits Canadian warship ahead of overseas deployment
A Canadian warship has been hit with an outbreak of COVID-19 while preparing for an overseas deployment in the Pacific.
‘Have you talked to a nurse lately?’: Health care at heart of Ontario election debate
Schreiner made the comments during the leaders' debate Monday evening in Toronto.