Manitoba toughens COVID 19 restrictions as Ontario hints at "tough" measures ahead

Friday, 20 Nov, 2020

"He (Lecce) showed it to Dr. Williams". As you know the healthcare workers who are corona warriors will be prioritised, then people who are above 65 years of age, they have been prioritised and then those from 50-65 years of age have been prioritised.

ICU physician, Dr. Michael Warner has taken to Twitter to sound the alarm - telling the Ford government it needs to make a move now.

It logged 34 new cases Tuesday, more than doubling its tally overnight and less than two weeks after the first case was reported November 6. He ran for president in 2008.Long in Trump's orbit, Giuliani became a fierce attack dog on Trump's 2016 campaign, lending his celebrity to the underdog effort and earning Trump's gratitude.

Ontario also reported 109 new COVID-19 cases related to schools, including at least 92 among students.

The province also announced changes Wednesday to COVID-19 testing requirements for staff, essential caregivers and support workers providing direct care to residents in long-term care homes in the orange-restrict, red-control, and lockdown levels of Ontario's COVID-19 response framework.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said 361 cases are in Peel Region, 346 are in Toronto, and 143 are in York Region.

But, a procurement official said it's still too early to plan, because it's not clear if all seven of the suppliers whose shots the government reserved will be approved.

Starting classes remotely in the new year was another option on the table, with the province considering ways to reduce COVID-19 transmission after the holidays.

Total cases hit 306,467 across the country, according to numbers reported as of Tuesday afternoon, more than half of those cases having come in the past four months.

Newfoundland and Labrador has nine active cases of COVID-19 and one person is hospitalized with the disease.

Ae country of just over 10 million people, Portugal has recorded a comparatively low 246,015 coronavirus cases and 3,623 deaths but, like most European countries, infections have been rising and are putting the health system under pressure.

The province completed 26,468 tests yesterday.

Nova Scotia is reporting three new cases of COVID-19.

As COVID-19 cases remain high in Ontario, Doug Ford is cracking down by deploying 200 new enforcement officers in what the province is calling a "blitz." There were 34 new deaths, including seven in the past 24 hours.

Edinburgh's Riley said this suggests that for now, pursuing an idea of herd immunity through COVID-19 vaccination is fruitless.

United Kingdom authorities have placed orders for 100 million doses of the vaccine - enough to vaccinate most of the population - should it receive regulatory approval.