Quebec reports 1,179 new coronavirus cases and 35 more deaths amid second wave

Quebec is reporting 1,179 new cases and 35 additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as hospitalizations continue to rise. Health authorities say eight of those fatalities occurred in the last 24 hours, while the other deaths have been retroactively added to the death toll. “Each death is one too many,” Health Minister Christian Dubé wrote on social […]

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‘A shadow of what I was’: COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ shed light on brain-related symptoms

As Canada’s coronavirus case count nears 300,000, a number of people are reporting what’s believed to be adverse effects on the brain due to COVID-19. Confusion, inability to focus, loss of memory, brain fog and tiredness are all symptoms that people have said they’re experiencing, both close to when they first started feeling sick and weeks or months later. While […]

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All residents at northern Manitoba care home test positive for COVID-19

Much like Winnipeg’s care homes, Opskwayak Cree Nation is also dealing with a surge of COVID-19 cases in one of its nursing homes as well. An outbreak has been declared at the community’s Rod McGillivary Memorial Care Home. All 28 residents at the facility have tested positive for COVID-19, according to community leaders in a press release. As of Saturday, […]

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‘This is not the heart of Steinbach’: Mayor rails against out-of-town anti-mask rally organizers

An anti-mask rally in Steinbach that drew hundreds Saturday doesn’t represent the southeastern Manitoba city, its mayor said. He thinks many of the attendees came from out of town. “The organizers are not from Steinbach and this is not the heart of Steinbach… I think it was very insensitive to hold a rally such as this,” Mayor Earl Funk said. […]

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Ontario sets record as nearly 1,600 new coronavirus cases reported

Ontario reported 1,581 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 92,761. It marks the largest single-day increase in cases in the province to date, ahead of Thursday’s jump of 1,575. Twenty new deaths were also announced on Saturday, bringing the provincial death toll to 3,332. “Locally, there are 497 […]

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Ontario reports 1,396 new coronavirus cases, 19 more deaths

Ontario reported 1,396 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, ending three days of record-breaking case counts, bringing the provincial total to 91,180. Friday’s case count is a decrease from Thursday’s which saw 1,575 new infections — a record single-day high. On Wednesday, 1,426 cases were reported, Tuesday saw 1,388 and Monday with 1,242. However, this is the eighth straight day […]

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Ontario reports more than 1,500 new coronavirus cases, breaking another single-day record

Ontario reported 1,575 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, which is yet another new single-day record, bringing the provincial total to 89,784. Thursday’s case count breaks Wednesday’s which saw 1,426 — the previous single-day high. On Tuesday, 1,388 cases were reported and 1,242 on Monday. This is also the seventh straight day that daily case counts have been above 1,000. […]

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