Over 4 million people worldwide have now died from COVID-19

The global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 4 million Wednesday as the crisis increasingly becomes a race between the vaccine and the highly contagious delta variant. The tally of lives … Read More

99% of COVID-19 deaths in U.S. involve unvaccinated people, Fauci says

By Staff The Associated Press Posted July 4, 2021 12:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ America’s top infectious disease expert … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 death toll could be thousands higher than official count: report

More than 26,000 Canadians have died from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to government statistics. This is a huge number, but researchers say it might not be … Read More

Latin America’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1 million amid worsening outbreak

The death toll from COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean passed 1 million people on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pandemic worsening in the part of … Read More

No COVID-19 deaths reported in England for first time in a year

By Leslie Young Global News Posted May 10, 2021 1:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Most of the United Kingdom … Read More

Alberta oil sands group starts offering on-site COVID-19 vaccines as CNRL confirms 2 deaths

The Oil Sands Community Alliance has started rolling out on-site COVID-19 vaccine clinics at industrial camps and sites in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Oil camp COVID-19 vaccination The … Read More

Europe becomes first region to hit 1M COVID-19 deaths: report

Coronavirus-related deaths in the European region surpassed 1 million on Friday as vaccination efforts attempt to keep up with new variants causing a third wave of infections that could once … Read More

Coronavirus: Global death toll hits 2M amid vaccine rollout

The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday as vaccines developed at breakneck speed are being rolled out around the world in an all-out campaign to vanquish the … Read More

New Brunswick reports 2 COVID-19 deaths at Parkland Saint John, 17 new cases

New Brunswick reported 17 new cases on Tuesday as the province recorded its first COVID-19-related deaths of 2021. The province confirmed that two people — an individual between the ages … Read More

Mexico becomes 4th country to surpass 100,000 coronavirus deaths

Mexico passed the 100,000 mark in COVID-19 deaths Thursday, becoming only the fourth country — behind the United States, Brazil and India — to do so. Jose Luis Alomia Zegarra, … Read More

Owners of Dorval’s Herron long-term care residence cease operations, residents to be relocated

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé confirmed Monday that CHSLD Herron, a private long-term care residence where dozens of residents died in a three-week span during the first wave of the … Read More

Nova Scotia to present recommendations of Northwood review

Nova Scotia is set to release findings into its review of the COVID-19 outbreak at the Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax. During the outbreak, 345 people at Northwood Manor … Read More

Staffing issues, shared rooms led to deadly outbreak at N.S. long-term home: review

Shared rooms and staffing shortages were among the key factors contributing to a COVID-19 outbreak at a Halifax long-term care home that killed 53 residents last spring, according to two … Read More

Nova Scotia set to make improvements following recommendations of Northwood review

Health Minister Randy Delorey announced Monday at a press briefing that government is preparing for future cases of COVID-19 with recommendations from two reviews of outbreaks in long-term care facilities. … Read More

Over 25,000 Americans died from coronavirus in July, as cases rose by 1.87M

U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by over 25,000 in July and cases doubled in 19 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally, dealing a crushing blow to hopes of … Read More

U.S. sees spike in COVID-19 deaths, as experts predicted

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic. The number of deaths per … Read More

More than 100,000 Americans have died due to the coronavirus

More than 100,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 — the disease caused by the novel coronavirus— since the pandemic began two months ago, according to data tracked by Johns Hopkins … Read More

Coronavirus deaths in Canada exceed 2,000

The death toll in Canada from the novel coronavirus climbed above 2,000 on Thursday after numerous new infections and fatalities were recorded in Ontario. As of April 23, the total … Read More

N.L. officials warn of COVID-19 risks with aging population as 3rd death reported in province

Early data suggests Newfoundland and Labrador has so far been successful in curtailing the spread of COVID-19, but officials are warning the province’s aging population creates particular risks. Premier Dwight … Read More

New York sees biggest 1-day jump in COVID-19 deaths

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths, marking its biggest single-day jump, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak last month … Read More

Without global action against coronavirus pandemic, 40 million could have died: report

If the world hadn’t taken action against the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world would have become infected and 40 million lives could been lost, says a new report. “We … Read More

Teenage boy with coronavirus dies in U.S., but unclear if virus the cause

Los Angeles County health officials backtracked Tuesday on their announcement that a child died from coronavirus, saying it’s possible the death was caused by something else. During their daily briefing, … Read More

Ontario confirms 47 new coronavirus cases, province at 8 resolved

Ontario health officials announced 47 new cases of coronavirus, and one more resolved cased, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 402. There has also been … Read More

Coronavirus: Canadian in Japan dies of COVID-19 complications

A Canadian has died in Japan from complications related to COVID-19, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Friday. Deeply saddened to learn of the death of a Canadian in Japan … Read More