Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

18 new COVID-19 cases reported in Grande Prairie 18 new COVID-19 cases reported in Grande Prairie

There are now 609 people in the hospital from COVID-19, and Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Deena Hinshaw noted the average age of hospitalization from the virus is mid-60s. Hinshaw said the province has failed to limit the spread of the viru...

Ontario hits another record with 1,924 new COVID-19 cases Ontario hits another record with 1,924 new COVID-19 cases

He said the government will decide which groups will be prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccine next. Up to 85,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine are expected to arrive in Ontario starting as early as next week following news the Canadian...

LILLEY: It's only a little, but Trudeau snags some vaccine for Canada

Britain is the worst-hit European country from COVID-19, with over 61,000 deaths, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes to turn the tide against the disease by rolling out the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine before the United States or European Union.

Cuomo warns of indoor dining restrictions if hospitalization rates continue to rise Cuomo warns of indoor dining restrictions if hospitalization rates continue to rise

This is a developing story. The first part of the plan focuses on ways to increase hospital capacities and provide adequate staffing to handle the increased patient load. Altogether, implementing those measures would bring the state's hospital bed ...

Covid vaccine: UK’s medicines regulator ‘ready’ for no-deal Brexit

It comes a day before vaccinations are due to begin. Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, initially making the shot available at hospitals for care workers and the most vulnera...

Ottawa prepares COVID-19 vaccine distribution test run Ottawa prepares COVID-19 vaccine distribution test run

The national operations centre quarterbacking the effort is looking at two phases of a vaccine rollout, starting with about six million doses this winter - enough to vaccinate three million people with two doses each. There will be one or two days fr...

Gov. DeSantis says nursing homes will be first to get coronavirus vaccine Gov. DeSantis says nursing homes will be first to get coronavirus vaccine

He said, "They are at the greatest risk and this vaccine could have a tremendously positive impact on them". Governor DeSantis said while he is encouraged and wants to make available the vaccine, no one will be mandated to take the vaccine.

India biggest buyer of COVID-19 vaccine with 1.6 bn doses India biggest buyer of COVID-19 vaccine with 1.6 bn doses

Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, initially making the shot available at hospitals for care workers and the most vulnerable before distributing stocks to doctors' clinics.

221 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County on Sunday 221 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County on Sunday

That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Luzerne County to 11,292. The county reported one new hospitalization today. Trumbull County today was remained "red" but was removed from the state's watch list for the highest alert level under...

Louisiana adopts CDC's new guidance on shortened COVID quarantining Louisiana adopts CDC's new guidance on shortened COVID quarantining

LDH says it is now still recommending the full 14-day quarantine period for use among residents and staff of congregate living settings such as nursing homes and correctional facilities. Adhering to non-pharmaceutical interventions like masking and...

Queen and Prince Philip 'to get the COVID-19 vaccine in weeks'

Asked if the vaccine would be airlifted in from a manufacturing site in Belgium if necessary, Cleverly said "amongst other things, yes". Millions of doses of a Covid-19 vaccine could be airlifted to Britain if ports are snarled up because Britain...

Rudy Giuliani tests positive coronavirus, Trump tweets Rudy Giuliani tests positive coronavirus, Trump tweets

The Trump campaign said in a statement that Giuliani tested negative twice before his visits to Arizona, Michigan and Georgia . The president said Giuliani "has been working tirelessly exposing the most corrupt election (by far!) in the histor...

Williamsport Area School District extends remote learning to December 11 Williamsport Area School District extends remote learning to December 11

The district's COVID-19 action plan, which had been crafted over the summer, laid out circumstances for when, if necessary, its schools would move to either partially remote or fully remote instruction. New York City schools have been closed for just...

Covid vaccine could be airlifted to United Kingdom if Brexit snarls ports: Minister Covid vaccine could be airlifted to United Kingdom if Brexit snarls ports: Minister

But in Switzerland, authorities are in no hurry to approve a vaccine. Brazil's Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria, director of Instituto Butantan Dimas Tadeu Covas and Health Secretary Jean Gorinchteyn welcome the arrival of 600 litres (158 gallon...

Record-setting COVID-19 case counts continue in Ontario with 1924

The province's lab network processed almost 59,300 tests. The province is reporting 26 new deaths as a result of the virus. Monday's report brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario to 129,234, including deaths and recoveries.

Covid-19 vaccine could be airlifted to UK if Brexit snarls ports Covid-19 vaccine could be airlifted to UK if Brexit snarls ports

Environment Secretary George Eustice said there will be no disruption to the vaccine , telling Sky News's Sophy Ridge On Sunday: "Huge amounts of work has gone on to maintain the flow of goods at the border in the event of there being a no-deal Brex...

South Korea raises alert level amid spike in cases South Korea raises alert level amid spike in cases

Numerous recent cases have been centered in the capital city of Seoul, which yesterday launched unprecedented curfews, shuttering most establishments and shops at 9pm (1200 GMT) for two weeks and cutting back public transportation operations by 30 pe...

This is what the UK's Covid-19 vaccination cards will look like This is what the UK's Covid-19 vaccination cards will look like

With the first Covid-19 vaccine due to be administered in the North on Tuesday and the plans for vaccine rollout in the Republic due to be published later this week, there will be intense focus on the detail of the proposals. However, Pfizer CEO Al...

Clark County reports 296 new COVID-19 cases over two days

There are 158 people being quarantined for monitoring in the city of Warren. The county is not now monitoring any additional "suspect cases" through the Ohio Disease Reporting System. The department redacts the exact number when a zip code has at lea...

Sinovac secures $515m funding to boost COVID-19 vaccine production Sinovac secures $515m funding to boost COVID-19 vaccine production

Covaxin has been created to be efficacious when subjects receive both doses", the company said. Vij announced on Saturday - again via Twitter - that he had tested positive for Covid-19, prompting the social media platform users to speculate abou...

Pennsylvania Reports 2nd Consecutive Day Of Record Positive Coronavirus Cases Pennsylvania Reports 2nd Consecutive Day Of Record Positive Coronavirus Cases

Despite the decline in hospitalizations, that total is far higher than the 417 peak reached May 7 during the first surge. Washington state ranks 27th in the nation for the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19. Of the 62 deaths, 34 were of people o...

Covid-19 caseload in India rises to 96.44 lakh Covid-19 caseload in India rises to 96.44 lakh

The total recovered cases stand at 9,058,822. Japan is struggling with a third wave of coronavirus infections and new cases have spiked to record highs in Tokyo and Osaka. A total of 482 case fatalities have been reported in a span of 24 hours. T...

Covid-19: Care home vaccinations to start 'within two weeks' Covid-19: Care home vaccinations to start 'within two weeks'

Patients aged 80 and above who are already attending hospital as an outpatient, and those who are being discharged home after a hospital stay, will be among the first to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech jab. There are 50 hubs in the first wave in England,...

Bahrain becomes second country to approve COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer

A picture taken of the interior of one of the freezers shows stacks of trays which will hold the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine doses. "The availability of a COVID-19 vaccine is a major turning point in this pandemic, and we will act as swiftly as possibl...

Ontario reports record-high 1,859 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

Since Hillier was appointed to lead it on November 22, Premier Doug Ford has come under pressure to provide more details of the rollout plan. Daily cases have been above 1,000 for a few weeks with Thursday's 1,478 , Wednesday's 1,373 , Tuesday's...

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