His toddler caught COVID-19 at daycare. He says now’s the time for B.C. to use rapid tests

A Vancouver father whose toddler contracted COVID-19 at a Burnaby daycare says B.C. needs to deploy rapid testing now and to shift strategies before variants of the virus take over. … Read More

How rapid tests are being used to test for COVID-19 across Canada

While the federal government has distributed 15.4 million rapid tests, a Global News analysis shows the use of rapid tests varies widely across the country and adding up answers from … Read More

How rapidly is Canada rolling out COVID-19 rapid testing?

People living on the street in Vancouver’s lower east side; pop-up site attendees across Nova Scotia; staff and visitors at long-term care homes in various places across Canada —  these … Read More

Rapid coronavirus tests slow to be used as officials unsure of best use, reliability

More than 3.8 million rapid tests for COVID-19 are now in the hands of provincial health authorities but many jurisdictions are still evaluating how the devices might help battle the … Read More

100,000 rapid coronavirus tests arrive, are being distributed to provinces: minister

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 21, 2020 4:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Procurement Minister Anita Anand says … Read More

Canada signs deal to buy 7.9M rapid coronavirus tests, pending approval

Canada has signed a deal to buy up to 7.9 million rapid coronavirus tests, pending approval from health officials, Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Tuesday. There … Read More

As coronavirus cases spike, feds still ‘reviewing’ rapid testing applications

As lineups at coronavirus testing sites surge at health clinics across Canada, so does the demand for more rapid results. There are around 12 point-of-care rapid tests awaiting review from … Read More

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