Tag: COVID19

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8 p.m. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is isolating at home after one of his cabinet ministers tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesman for Kenney says the premier went into self-isolation after learning that Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard was infected. Deputy press secretary Harrison…

BC records over 200 COVID-19 cases today

BC has reached a new milestone during the second wave of its COVID-19 pandemic: over 200 new cases in a single day. Health officials announced 203 new cases in the province today including three that are epidemiologically linked. The new cases bring BC’s total to 12,057. Over the last week, there have been 1,166 new…

The numbers behind Ontario’s stern warning about Halloween safety, plus more lockdowns: These 4 charts show where we are right now in the COVID-19 battle

The world marked the disturbing milestone of 40 million COVID-19 cases Monday, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg according to Colin Furness, an infection control epidemiologist at the University of Toronto. With estimates that five per cent of the world’s population — almost 400 million people — has been infected to date, “we’re…