What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 30

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 30

Recent developments: What’s the latest? The scientists watching Ottawa’s wastewater for COVID-19 say the new omicron coronavirus variant hasn’t escaped their testing and they’re starting to collect data about how prevalent it may be in the community. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) confirmed two more positive cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the … Read more

Covid: Face masks to be compulsory in England from Tuesday, says Javid

Covid: Face masks to be compulsory in England from Tuesday, says Javid

One change has already been implemented. Ten countries – South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Angola, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia – are now on the UK’s travel red list. That was applied from 04:00 GMT, meaning that until further notice any British or Irish residents arriving in the UK after recently visiting any of … Read more

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 community outbreak – Tuesday, November 23

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 community outbreak - Tuesday, November 23

1:17pm – Here are the Ministry of Health’s regional updates for Tuesday’s cases: Today’s cases Today we are announcing new community cases in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Lakes. There are no additional cases to report today in Wellington, Wairarapa, Canterbury or MidCentral. All Taranaki cases have now recovered. Information on the new … Read more

127 COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported in Manitoba on Tuesday as hospitalizations spike

127 COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported in Manitoba on Tuesday as hospitalizations spike

There are 127 new COVID-19 cases and one death posted on the Manitoba government’s online data website on Tuesday. The Southern Health region has nearly 40 per cent of the new cases, with 50. The Winnipeg health region has the next highest number with 27, followed by the Northern Health Region with 26, the Prairie Mountain Health region with … Read more

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 2

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 2

Recent developments: What’s the latest? Ottawa reported 20 more cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and one death. Quebec reports one more COVID-19 case in the Outaouais on Tuesday. As Pfizer awaits Health Canada’s approval of its COVID-19 vaccine for kids five- to 11-years-old, Ottawa Public Health says it will be able to vaccinate all children in that age group … Read more

Children to receive COVID-19 vaccine could be as early as Tuesday

Children to receive COVID-19 vaccine could be as early as Tuesday

(Updated: adding video, comments from Mosaic Medical) C.O. clinics working on options as COVID-19 vaccine for children nears federal approval BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11, the first vaccine authorized for younger children, based on an advisory committee’s recommendation … Read more

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 26

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 26

Recent developments: What’s the latest? Unlike last October, when the Ontario government recommended against trick-or-treating in COVID-19 hot zones like Ottawa at the time, health officials are taking a more lenient approach this year. A group of federal public servants is organizing to avoid complying with the government’s new mandatory COVID-19 vaccination rules, which set in at … Read more

102 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Manitoba on Tuesday

102 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Manitoba on Tuesday

Manitoba reports 102 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths on Tuesday. The Northern Health Region has 34 of the latest cases, and the Southern Health region has 32. The Winnipeg health region has 18, the Interlake-Eastern health region has 11 and Prairie Mountain Health region has seven. The Winnipeg, Prairie Mountain and northern regions each were home to one of the three … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination certificates for international travel to be available on MyGov from Tuesday

A digital rendering of the International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate from a government video

New vaccine certificates for international travel will be available from Tuesday morning, as the federal government prepares for the further easing of international border restrictions.Key points:The certificates are proof to border authorities around the world that the holder has been vaccinated against COVID-19The certificates can be requested and downloaded through the MyGov websiteThey have QR … Read more

Tuesday briefing: Covid response ‘one of UK’s worst ever failures’ |

Top story: ‘Groupthink’ and ‘permanent crisis’Good morning. Warren Murray here with Tuesday’s highest priorities.Britain’s early handling of the coronavirus pandemic was one of the UK’s worst public health failures, a landmark inquiry has found. The “fatalistic” approach of ministers and scientists exacerbated the death toll, says the report led by two former Conservative ministers. The … Read more