COVID-19: Outbreak declared after 14 cases linked to London funeral; dozens asked to quarantine

Dozens of people who attended a funeral service and burial earlier this month in the city are being urged to quarantine and to get tested, after 14 cases of COVID-19 … Read More

India pushes COVID-19 vaccine drive for all adults as daily cases top 400K

In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador’s COVID-19 outbreak grows with 60 new infections

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador reported 60 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, nearly two weeks after an outbreak was reported in the capital region. Chief … Read More

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador report 60 new cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the province today. Chief medical officer of health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says there are also nine … Read More

Here’s where Newfoundland and Labrador’s COVID-19 immunization rollout stands

Newfoundland and Labrador continues vaccinating its first priority groups as it battles the largest COVID-19 outbreak the province has seen since the start of the pandemic. The province is currently … Read More

COVID-19 fears hit Labrador with presumed case in fly-in Indigenous community

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 18, 2021 11:19 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials in Newfoundland … Read More

N.L. reports 48 new infections, 46 presumed cases as outbreak fears hit Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador health authorities reported 48 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, while a Labrador mayor asked for calm and compassion after a presumed positive infection was identified in his town. … Read More

N.L. reports 44 new COVID cases as nurses brave brutal winter to test thousands

Newfoundland and Labrador health officials are today reporting 44 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and another 21 presumptive positive cases. Officials say 42 of the confirmed cases and all of … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador will wait at least two more weeks for an official premier

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 12, 2021 7:55 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador will … Read More

‘Everything is a mess’: N.L. partial election mired in uncertainty

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The last day of an election campaign is typically packed with high-energy, high-visibility events to wrangle in a few last votes. But Rhonda Simms, a first-time … Read More

N.L. reports 53 new cases of COVID-19, schools closed in St. John’s

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 10, 2021 2:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Heath officials in Newfoundland … Read More

New Brunswick reports another COVID-19-realted death, 19 new cases

New Brunswick reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as it marked its third pandemic-related death of 2021. Officials say the death is a 70 to 79-year-old who was … Read More

New Brunswick reports another COVID-19-related death, 19 new cases

New Brunswick reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as it marked its third pandemic-related death of 2021. Officials say the death is a 70 to 79-year-old who was … 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

N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr. Jean Robert … Read More

Calls grow for public inquiry into COVID-19 outbreak at Northwood

On Wednesday, the Nova Scotia government confirmed that after 28 days of no active cases of COVID-19 the outbreak at Northwood can officially be considered resolved. But for families who … Read More

Family of 15 navigate in-home COVID-19 outbreak on Saskatchewan First Nation

The family watched uneasily as health-care workers in hazmat suits entered their home on their reserve in northern Saskatchewan. “A lot of the kids didn’t know what was going on,” … Read More

COVID-19 outbreak declared in ward of Guelph, Ont. hospital

Posted March 26, 2020 5:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Guelph General Hospital and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health have declared an … Read More

UN to suspend refugee resettlement because of coronavirus

By Anna Mehler Paperny Reuters Posted March 17, 2020 2:52 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Travel restrictions imposed to fight … Read More

First person gets experimental coronavirus vaccine

U.S. researchers gave the first shot to the first person in a test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday — leading off a worldwide hunt for protection even as the … Read More

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