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  • COVID-19: Saskatchewan reports 1,524 new cases, 27 new deaths
    Saskatchewan's latest epidemiology report indicates COVID-19 activity is increasing in the province with 1,524 new cases and 27 new deaths Since July 17.
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  • COVID-19: B.C. hospital cases fall again, report argues latest wave has peaked
    As of Aug. 18, there were 366 cases in hospital, down 32 from last week, and 22 cases in critical care, unchanged since last Thursday.
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  • Quebec’s COVID-19 booster rates stay low as province rolls out new vaccination campaign
    As of this week, only 56 per cent of Quebecers aged five and older had received a third vaccine dose — a number that has hardly budged in months.
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    Aug 18
  • Quebec issues 10 tickets tied to fake COVID-19 vaccine passports
    Earlier this year, UPAC launched a wide-scale probe last January into the into cases of alleged fraud related to the production and sale of false passports.
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  • Canadian researchers discover ‘weak spot’ in COVID-19 virus key to treatments
    Researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered what they are calling a `` weak spot'' in the virus that causes COVID-19.
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  • COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths in Canada stable, but higher than past summers
    The current rates of hospitalizations and deaths across Canada are significantly higher than in the summers of 2020 and 2021, as more infectious variants of the virus spread.
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    Aug 17
  • COVID-19 hospitalizations continue monthlong rise in Alberta as universities prepare for fall classes
    In the past week, the province announced 27 more people died of COVID-19.
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    Aug 17
  • COVID-19: N.S. reports 11 deaths in weekly report, new hospitalizations down
    In the 7-day period ending Aug. 15, there were 40 new hospital admissions for COVID-19 complications in Nova Scotia, a slight decrease from the previous week. 
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  • COVID-19: N.B. reports Omicron BA.5 subvariant makes up 86% of new cases
    New Brunswick public health recorded 675 new PCR-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the seven-day period ending Aug. 13, in a decrease from the previous week.
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    Aug 16
  • Quebec rolls out COVID-19 booster shots for seniors in long-term care homes
    The Health Department says it launched the new vaccine campaign for at-risk people because it expects infections to rise in the fall after schools reopen.
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    Aug 15
  • What is COVID-19 rebound and when does it happen? Here’s what we know
    President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 a third time after taking an anti-viral drug treatment, but an expert says "rebound" cases are not an unheard phenomenon.
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    Aug 5
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  • Carling Heights COVID-19 Assessment Centre moving to Victoria Hospital
    The COVID-19 Clinical Assessment Centre located at Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre will be moving to Building 24 in Victoria Hospital.
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  • COVID-19: Quebec premier says no new restrictions ‘for now’ as vaccination campaign launched
    The idea is for Quebecers to get a booster shot if it has been at least five months since their last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine — or three months since they were last infected.
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    Aug 16
  • COVID-19: Cases in B.C. hospitals fall to one-month low
    As of Aug. 11, there were 398 positive cases in hospital, the fewest since July 7. There were 22 people in critical care, the fewest since June 16.
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    Aug 11
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  • COVID-19: Nova Scotia reports 5 deaths in weekly update
    Nova Scotia reported five more deaths attributed to COVID-19 and 50 new hospital admissions in its latest update. This follows a week where no new deaths were reported.
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    Aug 11
  • 1st COVID-19 variant-adapted vaccine approved in United Kingdom
    Apart from Moderna, partners Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech have also been testing versions of their mRNA vaccine modified to combat Omicron variants.
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    Aug 15
  • Ontario doctors advise vaccine catch up ahead of fall flu, COVID-19 season
    Physicians spoke at a virtual panel hosted by the Ontario Medical Association to for a lookahead discussion about the pandemic and other health-care issues in the coming months.
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    Aug 17
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  • Alberta records 15 more COVID-19 deaths but number of coronavirus patients in hospital falls
    Fifteen more COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed in Alberta, according to a tweet by the provincial government on Wednesday.
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    Jul 6
  • 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.
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    Mar 16, 2020
  • Coronavirus might have been in Canada earlier than it was 1st detected, expert says
    A traveller could have returned to Canada and was just getting over the illness or was sick and didn't go out while they were infectious, she said.
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    Mar 13, 2021
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