Alberta asks Ottawa for immediate help to airlift COVID patients out of the province

Alberta asks Ottawa for immediate help to airlift COVID patients out of the province

Alberta’s UCP government is asking Ottawa for immediate help to lessen pressure on the province’s health-care system, which is overburdened with COVID-19 patients. Municipal Affairs Minister Ric McIver formally requested aid and an immediate meeting with federal Public Safety Minister Bill Blair in a Tuesday letter.  He asked for the federal government to provide aero-medical … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province provides update this afternoon

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province provides update this afternoon

The province will provide an update on COVID-19 this afternoon as case counts continue to rise. Dr. Jennifer Russell, the chief medical officer of health, and Premier Blaine Higgs will participate in the 2:30 p.m. news conference. The event will be livestreamed here on CBC New Brunswick’s website. It will be the first update since … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: School rules updated as 57 more cases confirmed in province

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: School rules updated as 57 more cases confirmed in province

New Brunswick has updated its COVID-19 public school guidelines, including banning unvaccinated students 12 and older from sports, and is asking parents to drive bused students, if possible, as case counts continue to spike across the province. The changes, less than two weeks into the school year, come as Public Health announced 57 new cases … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: ‘Spike’ of 122 new cases reported, province holds live update

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: cases reported at Plaster Rock, Campbellton schools

New Brunswick has recorded a big bump in positive COVID-19 cases related to Campbellton and Moncton clusters as multiple schools and daycares are closed Monday. The province announced 122 new cases of the virus Monday, accumulated over the weekend. Positive cases have been detected in 11 schools and three childcare facilities in the Moncton, Fredericton and … Read more

China moves to contain fresh Covid outbreak in south-east Fujian province | China

China is pushing to contain a coronavirus outbreak in the south-eastern Fujian province with measures including mass testing, suspended transport services and closures of bars and cinemas.There were at least 85 cases recorded in Fujian province as of Monday. That figure includes symptomatic and asymptomatic cases, which Chinese authorities count separately.The South China Morning Post … Read more