Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Ontario reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 79 Ontario reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, total now at 79

But shortly before Kenney delivered a noon-hour speech in Ottawa, the Prime Minister's Office announced that Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau were in self-isolation after she felt ill; she would later test positive for the virus that caus...

Hilarious Memes And Responses To The Toilet Paper Shortage During COVID-19 Hilarious Memes And Responses To The Toilet Paper Shortage During COVID-19

Customers are now limited to only buying one of each of those items. Home product company and bidet supplier Brondell have seen a dramatic increase of sales recently and are now selling a bidet on Amazon every two minutes, or about one thousand u...

Nursing home limits visitors to protect residents from coronavirus Nursing home limits visitors to protect residents from coronavirus

The Hebrew Home in Riverdale, New York, is running nursing staff through drills to see how they will handle situations at the 750-bed facility if the virus progresses. At the Sapphire Center, visitors are permitted on a case-by-case basis for the tim...

Australia donates cash to ward off coronavirus recession Australia donates cash to ward off coronavirus recession

Deeming rates will also be dropped by 0.5 per cent, which means pensioners will get up to $219 a year or $8.42 a fortnight. "We also represent 1800 retail butcher shops which define small business within Australia", Mr Hutchinson said. "We'll be as...

Coronavirus: B.C. advises against travel outside Canada, reports seven new cases Coronavirus: B.C. advises against travel outside Canada, reports seven new cases

Three of Thursday's cases contracted the illness during travel. The patients had recently travelled to Iran, Egypt, Mexico and the Philippines. Strict new health measures have been implemented by BC health officials. "That means no quarts of milk i...

Eagles, Leone Stars AFCON qualifiers postponed Eagles, Leone Stars AFCON qualifiers postponed

Early this week, CAF had insisted that its fixtures would go ahead as scheduled, but on Friday, the body issued a statement announcing the suspension. However, after the recent outbreak of coronavirus, CAF have chose to postpone the AFCON qualifiers ...

GTA researchers make COVID-19 breakthrough, isolate the virus GTA researchers make COVID-19 breakthrough, isolate the virus

The isolated virus will help researchers in Canada and across the world develop better diagnostic testing, treatments and vaccines, and to gain a fuller understanding of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). "We hope this wi...

Europe now epicentre of the pandemic, says WHO Europe now epicentre of the pandemic, says WHO

People still need treatment for cancer, diabetes, HIV, malaria and many other diseases. Think of pandemics as being at the top of a three-tier system of classifying infectious disease. ·Where can people get reliable information? Not just follow ...

No, coronavirus isn't the same as the flu No, coronavirus isn't the same as the flu

Generally, because of how air circulates and is filtered on airplanes, most viruses and other germs do not spread easily on airplanes. About 14 percent of people that agreement the Covid-19 coronavirus are taken to healthcare facility- with extre...

Coronavirus: What is the difference between epidemic and pandemic? Coronavirus: What is the difference between epidemic and pandemic?

The World Health Organisation (WHO ) is "deeply concerned" that some countries are not handling the coronavirus pandemic with "the level of political commitment needed to control it". Currently, the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus i...

Coronavirus pandemic | USA regulators approve Roche's new and faster COVID-19 test Coronavirus pandemic | USA regulators approve Roche's new and faster COVID-19 test

Roche said a CE-IVD test is also available in markets accepting the CE mark, for patients with symptoms of COVID-19 in affected areas. "We are increasing the speed definitely by a factor of 10", Thomas Schinecker, head of Roche's diagnostics unit, ...

USA politicians near deal with White House on coronavirus aid bill USA politicians near deal with White House on coronavirus aid bill

It is expected to be voted on as a "suspension", meaning the measure would come directly to the House floor and need a two-thirds vote to pass, requiring a sizable number of Republicans to back the legislation. "Let's do what we can do together rig...

Maryland Governor Closes Schools Over Coronavirus Maryland Governor Closes Schools Over Coronavirus

DeWine on Thursday acknowledged the hardships and disruptions that the order will create but said it's necessary to help OH through the growing coronavirus crisis. Hogan also enacted an executive order banning gatherings larger than 250 people. Sch...

Ontario to shutter public schools until April 5 amid COVID-19 pandemic Ontario to shutter public schools until April 5 amid COVID-19 pandemic

The closures will include the March break, which is next week at most boards, and the two weeks following. Fleming says the advice to stay home if sick, avoid all unnecessary travel, and to self-isolate when circumstances demand should be followed ...

Australian minister who met with Ivanka Trump says he has virus Australian minister who met with Ivanka Trump says he has virus

Prior to the announcement, Trudeau announced that he was self-isolating while his wife was being tested, though Trudeau's office said in a statement that as of March 12 he is in good health with no symptoms. He was in the United States to final...

Lack of political commitment in some countries to control coronavirus, says WHO Lack of political commitment in some countries to control coronavirus, says WHO

The majority of cases have been in China, where the outbreak emerged in December, but major hotspots have also emerged in South Korea, Iran and Italy. However, over the past decade, several coronaviruses have posed a serious health threat to many pop...

Coronavirus incubation period is 5.1 days, researchers say Coronavirus incubation period is 5.1 days, researchers say

This median time from exposure to onset of symptoms suggests that it is largely harmonious and in accordance with earlier studies on the virus, which were published on Eurosurveillance , a European journal on infectious diseases, and in the US Na...

COVID-19 CONCERNS | Gov. Beshear urges churches to cancel services COVID-19 CONCERNS | Gov. Beshear urges churches to cancel services

However, health officials worry the elderly and those with health issues could face a problem. "And I am going to recommend that churches cancel their services for this weekend". It's not the same as seeing them in the flesh, we know that. Harrison...

Health Officials advise against all non-essential travel

Globalnews.ca coverage of the coronavirus in B.C. Strict new health measures have been implemented by BC health officials. The recommendation to avoid travel and the cancellation of large gatherings reflect the changing nature of the situation ar...

Joe Biden to deliver coronavirus remarks amid deepening crisis Joe Biden to deliver coronavirus remarks amid deepening crisis

Alicia Garza, an Elizabeth Warren supporter who co-founded the Black Lives Matter Global Network, tweeted, "I couldn't disagree more ..." Soon after, Donald Trump announced plans for a large rally in Milwaukee next week. "I want to thank Bernie S...

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus Here's Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus

In addition, the DOH recommends that individuals who were in a geographic area with community transmission within the past 14 days and feel sick with fever, cough or difficulty breathing seek medical care. Hands come in contact with various surfaces ...

Coronavirus disaster declared after 4 new coronavirus cases announced in IL Coronavirus disaster declared after 4 new coronavirus cases announced in IL

The two cases outside of Cook County are a McHenry County teen and a Kane County woman in her 60s, neither of whom had a history of travel to an affected area and no connection to a known case of COVID-19. The proclamation is akin to other states dec...

Coronavirus: Markets fall, European Union condemns Trump travel ban

Early on in his Oval Office address, Donald Trump seemed eager to not only announce new European travel restrictions, but also to take not-so-subtle jabs at our European allies. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he believed Trudeau and Freeland were...

8th North Carolina native diagnosed with coronavirus 8th North Carolina native diagnosed with coronavirus

That brings to seven the number of cases in the state. North Carolina has 14 confirmed cases of the viral respiratory illness as of Thursday; the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a global pandemic on Wednesday. These cases are not rela...

Ontario set to open first wave of COVID-19 assessment centres

David Williams, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and the experts at the COVID-19 Command Table , the minister of education has issued a ministerial order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following March break in...

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