Day: 11 July 2021

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Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of July 11, 2021, at 6:30pm EST.

For the fifth day in a row, health officials in the UK logged over 30,000 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 5.2 million. Of the cumulative total, 83.6% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 26, bringing the total number of fatalities to 128,425.


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Toronto expanding walk-in to four mass vaccination sites

In Ontario, substantial stocks of Covid-19 vaccines continue to arrive. A total supply of five million doses of vaccine will arrive from the federal government this month. This week 558,090 doses of Pfizer will arrive, in the week of July 19 also 1,208,610 doses of Pfizer will come and finally from July 26, 1,428,570 doses of Pfizer will be delivered. (more…)

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Today in Ontario 166 new infected and 6 new deaths

TORONTO – July 11, 2021: Canada stood today at 1,420,511 positives for Covid-19, an increase of 233 more cases than in the previous 24 hours. The number of victims – nationwide – today reached 26,435 total deaths, 7 more than Saturday. In Canada today the number of recovered people from the coronavirus stood at 1,388,761. Ontario today reached 547,149 overall positives, an increase of 166 new cases compared to Saturday. The total number of victims in Ontario has meanwhile remained to 9,251, with 6 more deaths than the previous day. The number of recovered people in the province rose to 536,306 or 278 more than the previous 24 hours. There are 144,700 cases so far registered in Ontario of the English variant of Covid, 1,440 of the South African variant, 4,818 of the Brazilian variant and 2,707 of the Indian variant. (more…)

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Ontario moving to step 3 of roadmap to reopen on July 16

TORONTO – Green light for early stage 3. The provincial government has decided to accelerate the easing of restrictions by moving the scheduled date from 21 July to next Friday. The executive then succumbed to pressure from many mayors who called for the reopening phase 3 to be brought forward, in light of all the epidemiological data recorded in Ontario and, at the same time, taking into account the significant progress made in recent weeks in the mass vaccination campaign. (more…)

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75 Canadian Imams express solidarity with Indigenous peoples at Friday Prayer Congregation

TORONTO – Muslim religious leaders (Imams) across Canada read a special solidarity statement for Indigenous peoples during their respective weekly congregations at mosques on Friday, July 9th, 2021. This unified call to action, announced by the Canadian human rights organization Justice for All, is an expressed “support and solidarity with grieving Indigenous communities, former residential school students, and families of the lost children. About seventy-five Imams across the country have responded to a joint call by Justice For All Canada & the Canadian Council of Imams for a coordinated effort in extending condolences at this time of immeasurable trauma and grief for Indigenous peoples”. (more…)

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The Pope at Angelus from the hospital: “Healthcare free for all, like in Italy”

“A free health service that ensures a good service accessible to all”. Pope Francis’s appeal started from the tenth floor balcony of the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, where the Pontiff is still hospitalized after the surgery a week ago. Despite the surgical operation he underwent, Bergoglio did not want to give up the Sunday Angelus and therefore went to the balcony (in the photo, taken from the video of the Vatican News YouTube channel), accompanied by some sick people, including three children, to talk in front of a crowd of faithful gathered for the occasion in front of the hospital. (more…)

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Papa Francesco dal balcone dell’ospedale: “Cure sanitarie gratuite per tutti”

“Un servizio sanitario gratuito che assicuri un buon servizio accessibile a tutti”. L’appello di Papa Francesco è partito dal balcone del decimo piano del Policlinio Gemelli a Roma, dove il Pontefice è ancora ricoverato dopo l’intervento di una settimana fa. Nonostante l’operazione chirurgica subìta, Bergoglio non ha voluto rinunciare all’Angelus domenicale e si è quindi affacciato al balcone (nella foto tratta dal video del canale YouTube di Vatican News), accompagnato da alcuni malati, fra i quali tre bambini, per parlare di fronte ad una folla di fedeli radunatasi per l’occasione davanti all’ospedale. (more…) ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;

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