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  • Canada’s designated COVID-19 quarantine facilities cost nearly $389M over 3 years: PHAC
    Canada set up 38 quarantine facilities in 14 cities across the country throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, between March 2020 and September 2022.
    Canada
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  • Kingston Health Sciences Centre to close COVID-19 assessment centre
    Nearly three years after it opened, Kingston Health Sciences Centre is closing its COVID-19 assessment centre at the Beechgrove Complex on Feb. 24.
    Health
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  • COVID-19: Peterborough reports 1 new death, 8 new hospitalizations, 2 new outbreaks at PRHC
    The Peterborough Regional Health Centre as of Tuesday reported 14 COVID-19 inpatients and is dealing with two outbreaks on two separate units.
    Health
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  • COVID-19: HKPR reports 4 new hospitalizations, 4 new outbreaks
    Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay reported five inpatients with COVID-19 around noon on Tuesday.
    Health
    Jan 31
  • COVID-19 pandemic in ‘transition point,’ but remains global health emergency: WHO
    More than 6.8 million people have died during the outbreak, which has touched every country on Earth, ravaging communities and economies.
    World
    Jan 30
  • COVID hospitalizations in Alberta ebb to levels not seen since July
    COVID hospitalizations in Alberta have been coming down through early 2023, to levels not seen since late July 2022.
    Canada
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  • WHO says COVID-19 global emergency isn’t over. What does that mean for you?
    WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that in the last eight weeks, at least 170,000 people have died around the world in connection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
    Canada
    Jan 30
  • U.S. national emergencies for COVID-19 to end in May, Biden administration says
    The move would formally restructure the federal response to treat the virus as an endemic threat to public health that can be managed through agencies' normal authorities.
    U.S. News
    Jan 30
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  • More than 50,000 Canadians have died from COVID-19 since pandemic began
    More than 40 Canadians are still dying from COVID-19 per day on average despite the prevalence of COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and overall immunity to the virus.
    Health
    Jan 23
  • Archived: Live updates on coronavirus in Canada
    News on the novel coronavirus and how the world and Canada are reacting is changing daily. 
    Canada
    Mar 12, 2020
  • Coronavirus: Where did it come from and how did we get here?
    Without effective measures to slow down the spread, COVID-19 will spread for months, experts believe.
    Health
    Mar 16, 2020
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  • Sask. request for COVID-19 help a surprise to feds
    Public Safety Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces were caught off guard by a request for help from Saskatchewan during the height of the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Politics
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  • A look at what could happen without a coronavirus vaccine
    What happens if researchers are unable to develop a vaccine? Could the virus mutate? Here's what experts say.
    Health
    Apr 27, 2020
  • Coronavirus: Can you be held criminally liable for spreading it? Here’s what the law says
    "The potential for criminal liability is highly fact-specific," the Department of Justice Canada said.
    Canada
    Mar 10, 2020
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  • Ontario reports more than 16,700 new COVID cases, number of people in intensive care rises
    Ontario is reporting more than 16,700 new COVID-19 cases Sunday and an increase of 10 people in ICUs with the virus.
    Health
    Jan 2, 2022
  • Ontario reports 3,871 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths
    The death toll in the province has surpassed 8,000 as 41 more deaths were recorded on Thursday.
    Health
    Apr 29, 2021
  • COVID-19: Canadian scientists at forefront of global response to coronavirus
    The potential for a worldwide pandemic has kept scientists in Canada at the ready and placed them at the forefront of the global response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus, several prominent researchers say.
    Canada
    Mar 3, 2020
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  • Coronavirus: How a lack of socialization could impact a generation of kids
    Socialization is an important part of growing up but the pandemic brought that to a quick halt, leaving many parents wondering if their children are deprived of peer-to-peer interaction.
    Canada
    Jul 9, 2020
  • Canada’s 1st confirmed COVID case was reported in Toronto 2 years ago today
    “Ontarians can rest assured that the province’s integrated health-care system today is far more prepared to respond to any potential health risks than in the past,” Elliott said.
    Canada
    Jan 25, 2022
  • Former Alberta CMOH Deena Hinshaw appointed to public health leadership role in B.C.
    Dr. Deena Hinshaw is moving into a new role on the public health leadership team in B.C. and will assist the work of provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry.
    Health
    10 hours
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