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Second Positive Case of COVID-19 in EOHU Region

EASTERN ONTARIO – The Eastern Ontario Health Unit has confirmed a second positive test for COVID-19 in its coverage area. A man in his 60's from the Prescott-Russell area was tested on March 14th.

Nunavut declares public health emergency

There are still no cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut, and the territorial government says that a state of emergency is an attempt to keep it that way.
Cruise ship with COVID-19 cases and Canadians on board docks in France

Cruise ship with COVID-19 cases and Canadians on board docks in France

MARSEILLE, France — A trans-Atlantic cruise ship carrying several COVID-19 cases among its passengers and with dozens of Canadians aboard has docked in the French Mediterranean port city of Marseille.

Polaire + se lance dans la fabrication de masques

L’entreprise de Saint-Félicien, qui justifie sa décision par la survie de ses 25 employés et pour « aider à ralentir la propagation de la COVID-19 », se retrouve depuis dans un tourbillon incessant.
Border closure and talking to kids about COVID-19; In The News for March 19

Border closure and talking to kids about COVID-19; In The News for March 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 19 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Quebec premier takes lead on COVID as former foes rally behind him

Quebec premier takes lead on COVID as former foes rally behind him

MONTREAL — A few weeks ago, McGill University law professor Daniel Weinstock was considering suing the Quebec government for defamation, but today he's lauding Premier Francois Legault for his response to COVID-19.
Pet adoptions on hold as animal shelters struggle to cope with COVID-19

Pet adoptions on hold as animal shelters struggle to cope with COVID-19

CALGARY — Adoptions are on hold and pet shelters across the country are scrambling to make ends meet to take care of their animals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Humane society offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto are closed to the general public.
Food banks, non-profits ask for a helping hand as COVID-19 cuts into operations

Food banks, non-profits ask for a helping hand as COVID-19 cuts into operations

VANCOUVER — Food banks and non-profit organizations that help the most vulnerable say they need a helping hand to get through the novel coronavirus pandemic.
At least 77 Canadians on board cruise ship with COVID-19 cases: Global Affairs

At least 77 Canadians on board cruise ship with COVID-19 cases: Global Affairs

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says at least 77 Canadians are on a trans-Atlantic cruise ship that has several COVID-19 cases among its passengers.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 18, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 18, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:25 p.m. ET on March 18, 2020: There are 727 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.