First Indigenous NHLer, Fred Sasakamoose, hospitalized with presumed COVID-19

Fred Sasakamoose, who became the first Indigenous person to play in the NHL, is battling presumed COVID-19 in a Saskatchewan hospital, according to multiple reports on social media. His family … Read More

Almost 1M have died from coronavirus. Their deaths taught researchers about treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada’s migrant farm workers face fatal COVID-19 outbreaks, alleged mistreatment

Lisa Bibb tears up thinking of her migrant staff as she stands in the middle of dozens of rows of apples — what her usual workers from Mexico would be … Read More

Canada records fewer than 400 coronavirus cases for first time in nearly 2 weeks

Canada added 397 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, marking the first time in nearly two weeks that the country reported fewer than 400. The lower number came … Read More

Trump touts U.S. job gains as coronavirus cases hit record highs

U.S. President Donald Trump at a press briefing on Thursday celebrated a government report showing the country gained 4.8 million jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 11.1 per cent … Read More

China green lights coronavirus vaccine candidate for use on its military

China’s military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some … Read More

South Korea’s capital eyes stronger restrictions as coronavirus cases climb

South Korea has reported 42 new infections of COVID-19 as infections steadily climb in the greater capital area, forcing authorities to consider stronger social restrictions. The figures announced by the … Read More

Whistleblower who slammed U.S. coronavirus response says he’s been punished further

A government whistleblower ousted from a leading role in battling COVID-19 alleged Thursday that the Trump administration has intensified its campaign to punish him for revealing shortcomings in the U.S. … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus cases almost at 77K as death toll climbs to 5,782

Canada reported 1,138 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, along with 103 new deaths, bringing the country’s death toll to 5,782. There are now a total of 76,993 cases of COVID-19 … Read More

Canada’s daily coronavirus death toll is lowest since late April

Canada reported fewer than 100 new deaths on Friday, bringing its national coronavirus death toll to 5,562. The number of COVID-19 cases went up by just over 1,100 new cases, … Read More

Can you visit family and friends? Here’s a breakdown of the rules by province

As provinces begin to relax physical distancing measures on family gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ll be doing so at their own pace. That means what’s going on in New Brunswick … Read More

U.S. faces ‘darkest winter’ if coronavirus rebounds, government whistleblower warns

WASHINGTON — America faces the “darkest winter in modern history” unless leaders act decisively to prevent a rebound of the coronavirus, says a government whistleblower who alleges he was ousted … Read More

La Loche COVID-19 victim’s family warns others to take the disease seriously

Suzanne Sylvestre’s grandfather waved at her over FaceTime from his long-term care home in La Loche, Sask. She blew him a kiss and he caught it and held it to … Read More

Saskatchewan chief concerned about mental health impacts of COVID 19 in First Nations

A few months before the novel coronavirus arrived in Canada, the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation at Loon Lake, Sask. was already raising the alarm over suicides in the community, about … Read More

New coronavirus modelling shows improved outlook for Saskatchewan

Posted April 28, 2020 3:16 pm Updated April 28, 2020 4:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Saskatchewan Health Authority … Read More

3,075 coronavirus deaths forecast for Saskatchewan in low-range scenario: SHA

Modelling released by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) suggests 3,075 people could die in the province from the novel coronavirus in a low-range scenario. It’s one of three scenarios the … Read More

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan reports first COVID-19 deaths

The Saskatchewan government is reporting its first two deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Both deaths happened in different parts of Saskatchewan, but officials have … Read More

Could there be a second wave of coronavirus? Experts say it’s possible but unclear

Chinese scientists and health experts involved in the country’s fight against the coronavirus believe the worst is now over, downplaying warnings that the disease could become seasonal or that a … Read More

Coronavirus: 5 tips to find the best mental health tools online

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise across Canada, so, too, has anxiety and stress related to the pandemic. Related News Kaitlin O’Toole, an occupational therapist from … Read More

Coronavirus: How the Emergencies Act could help Canada’s struggling economy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that the federal government is considering invoking the Emergencies Act to help keep the Canadian economy afloat as the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the … Read More

Coronavirus: Where did it come from and how did we get here?

The new coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world, curtailing public life and closing the doors on international borders. Nearly 180,000 people worldwide have been infected and over 7,000 people … Read More

WHO says countries not testing enough for coronavirus cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that while social-distancing measures are important, countries also need to ramp up testing in order to fight COVID-19. “We have seen a rapid escalation … Read More

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