Day: 9 January 2022

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

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 January 9, 2022, at 4:15 pm EST.

On Sunday, health officials in Greece logged 18,592 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 1.5 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 70.8% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 66 Covid-related deaths for a total of 21,394 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.


Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Politics

Mandatory vaccine: Minister Duclos in pressing on the Provinces

TORONTO – Since Covid vaccines became available, here in Canada the idea of mandatory vaccination has remained taboo. Now, faced with the surge in infections caused by the Omicron variant, with the vertical increase in hospitalizations, hospitalizations in intensive care and deaths, the idea of making vaccination mandatory begins to be a topic of debate. 


Canada Covid-19 Updates English News Updates Ontario Toronto

School, pressure of pediatricians on the government: “Reopen or serious effects on children”

TORONTO – After the parents, pediatricians take the field. The Canadian Paediatric Society, the Pediatrics Section of the Ontario Medical Association and the Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario have written an open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Education Minister Stephen Lecce urging them to resume face-to-face classes in schools by January 17. 


Canada Editorials English Featured Ontario

Money Can Buy Me Love: Beatles 1964, Doug Ford 2022

TORONTO – The original Beatles title contained a negative. Ford is trying to correct that. The next provincial election is June 2, 2022. Between now and the end of May, any Provincial Government announcements or statements by Opposition leaders and their parties (Liberal and NDP) will have this date as a focus and purpose. Barring any egregious scandal, the incumbent government – Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives – already look and act like the eventual winners. They shouldn’t be. 


Canada English Featured News Updates Sport Toronto

Insigne to Toronto is a done deal: the video message to the new fans

TORONTO – It’s official: from next July 1st, Lorenzo Insigne will play for Toronto Fc. The agreement was announced on Saturday by the Canadian company which also published a short video greeting the attacker to Toronto Fc fans on its social networks, writing “See you soon! We’ll see you soon, Lorenzo!”

The now former captain of Napoli has signed a four-year contract plus option for the fifth year worth 7.75 million euros including bonuses, plus benefits.

On social media, the president of the Canadian club, Bill Manning, expressed satisfaction with the agreement: “This is a historic and exciting day for our club. Lorenzo is a world-class forward at the height of his career. He was champion of Europe with Italy and has performed on the biggest stages during his club career with Napoli. Lorenzo has the talent to change the game. He plays with joy and passion and our fans and supporters will love to see him as a member of our team”.

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