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Pool testing for COVID-19 could help Canada reopen. Here’s what it is

The concept is simple: get swabs from a group of people, take samples from those swabs, and then test them…

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Some recovered COVID-19 patients say they feel ‘ashamed’ and misunderstood after diagnosis

“Immediately their behaviour kind of changes,” one recovered COVID-19 patient says of how people treat her after they learn she…

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Bending the rules to go to the cottage? Here’s how to be safe

The main concern is that city dwellers will bring the virus to smaller towns where it doesn’t yet exist, putting…

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Guards, inmates worry about possible violence after coronavirus lockdown

COVID-19 has swept through several federal prisons, with the worst outbreak occurring in B.C.’s Mission Institution. Read More source

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Ontario reports 455 new coronavirus cases, including 68 impacted by reporting delay

With Saturday’s coronavirus update, the provincial death toll stands at 2,407. Read More source

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More data on coronavirus in trucking industry needed, federal NDP health critic says

The Public Health Agency of Canada does not collect information on long-haul truckers. The department deferred questions on COVID-19 cases…

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Ontario, Quebec continue to account for majority of Canada’s new novel coronavirus cases

The national death toll went up by 66 deaths, for a total of 7,703. Read More source

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WHO recommends wearing masks in public, in updated guidelines

The World Health Organization now recommends wearing masks in public, in areas where there is a risk of transmitting novel…

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Quebec sees 50 new deaths as province works to keep coronavirus crisis at bay

Quebec continues to record the highest number of cases and deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus. Read More source

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No new cases of coronavirus identified as more businesses in Nova Scotia reopen Friday

To date, Nova Scotia has 44,477 negative test results, 1,058 positive COVID-19 test results and 61 deaths. Read More source

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New Brunswick to mandate face coverings in public buildings, reports no new COVID-19 cases

The province has announced that face coverings will be required by anyone entering a building open to the general public…

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Trudeau, thousands march in Ottawa anti-racism protest

Thousands marched through Ottawa on Friday afternoon in solidarity against police brutality following numerous instances of violence in the United…

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Did you lose a loved one to COVID-19? Global News wants to help remember them

We want to know your favourite memories, the personality quirks you miss so much, how much you loved their smiles…

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Trudeau to offer premiers billions to help bolster testing, contact tracing, PPE

Precise details, including how to allocate each province’s share of the cash, are to be negotiated in the coming days,…

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Nova Scotia’s bars, restaurants and barber shops to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

Under the province’s reopening plan, dining rooms can start allowing customers again starting Friday. Read More source

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344 new coronavirus cases, 15 deaths in Ontario as total cases rise to 29,747

Ontario reported 344 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 29,747. Read More source

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Coronavirus mutations don’t seem to be ‘dangerous,’ but other threats remain: experts

Dr. Mike Ryan of the WHO’s health emergencies program said at a press briefing that RNA viruses — like the…

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WATCH: B.C.’s daily coronavirus update with Dr. Bonnie Henry, June 4

Health officials are providing a daily update on the coronavirus in B.C. Read More source

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