covid 19 / Ontario News

Made-in-Ontario N95 Respirators begin Rolling off the Production Line at the 3M Brockville Plant

News Release Made-in-Ontario N95 Respirators begin Rolling off the Production Line at the 3M Brockville Plant Provincial and federal investment helps secure domestic supply chain for vital PPE BROCKVILLE — Made-in-Ontario N95 respirators have started rolling off the production line at 3M’s Brockville plant. About 700,000 N95 respirators are being shipped from the plant this … Continue reading

931 new cases identified in last 24 hours;  New restrictions will start to come into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 6
Alberta / covid 19

931 new cases identified in last 24 hours;  New restrictions will start to come into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 6

News ReleaseUpdate 210: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (April 6, 7 p.m.) New restrictions will start to come into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 6. Continue to follow all public health guidelines to protect others and the health system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 931 new cases were identified. There are 328 people … Continue reading

Alberta  returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system, reduce rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system, reduce rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide

News ReleaseMoving back into Step 1 of COVID-19 restrictions Alberta is returning to Step 1 of the four-step framework to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide. Effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 6, updated mandatory health measures go into effect for retail, fitness and performance activities. Effective at noon … Continue reading

Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

News Release Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan Phase Two Supports Vaccine Rollout by Postal Code in “Hot Spot” Communities TORONTO — The Ontario government is moving into Phase Two of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, with a focus on reaching individuals in “hot spot” communities where COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted certain … Continue reading

Phase 2B vaccine appointments available through Alberta Health Services
Alberta / covid 19

Phase 2B vaccine appointments available through Alberta Health Services

News ReleasePhase 2B vaccine appointments available through AHS Albertans born in 1963 or earlier with underlying health conditions now have another way to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of Phase 2B of Alberta’s vaccine rollout, anyone born in 1963 or earlier with eligible health conditions can now book appointments with Alberta Health Services (AHS) … Continue reading

‘We are currently investigating a significant #COVID19AB outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern (the variant that originated in Brazil), linked to a returning traveller’, tweets Dr.Deena Hinshaw
Alberta / covid 19

‘We are currently investigating a significant #COVID19AB outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern (the variant that originated in Brazil), linked to a returning traveller’, tweets Dr.Deena Hinshaw

Dr.Deena Hinshaw tweets: We are currently investigating a significant #COVID19AB outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern (the variant that originated in Brazil), linked to a returning traveller. (1/4) Health officials are working hard to limit future spread and reaching out directly to those at risk of exposure. AHS will ensure that anyone at … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

UK bans Pinoys, travelers from PH as precaution vs. new variants

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Visitors from the Philippines cannot enter the United Kingdom starting April 9 after the country was included on the “red list” travel ban, British Ambassador to Manila Daniel Pruce announced online Friday. New restrictions will come into effect by 4 a.m. (UK time) next Friday and … Continue reading

322 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing  provincial total to 4,377; 875 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

322 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing  provincial total to 4,377; 875 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

News ReleaseUpdate 209: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (April 1, 4:15 p.m.) This long weekend, do not attend indoor social gatherings and strictly follow all public health guidelines to protect the health system and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 875 new cases were identified. There are 292 people in … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Reduced workforce at DFA after Covid cases spike

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday said it will indefinitely maintain a reduced workforce amid a spike in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases among its personnel. “The recent Covid-19 testings at the Department this March 2021 saw a significant surge in Covid-19 cases among … Continue reading