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Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario Quebec

Ontario, fewer cases but the positivity rate remains high

TORONTO – Ontario can breathe, at least for 24 hours: after the 636 new cases registered on Sunday – the highest number of infections in a single day in almost a month – today the province registered 480 new infections, more in line with last week’s Monday’s 422, albeit far above the 326 of two weeks ago. The seven-day moving average of is now 476: a week ago it was 362.  (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario, more tests and fewer Covid-cases: under 300

TORONTO – More tests and fewer cases: what emerges from today’s data on the progress of the pandemic in Ontario is a good sign. 269 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded, the lowest number since last August 5 (213). Today is also the fourth consecutive day of decline: Friday 492, Saturday 373, Sunday 370 and Monday 326 out of 18,397 tests processed against 21,800 today: the positivity rate is 1.5%. The noticeable daily drop in infections also lowered the seven-day moving average to 364 from 407 a week ago. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario, fewer cases but 29% of the newly infected are vaccinated. Patients from Saskatchewan are arriving

TORONTO – New cases and active infections continue to decrease in Ontario. Today, provincial health officials recorded 373 infections, down from 443 on Sunday and 458 on the same day a week ago. 108 of the cases involve fully vaccinated people, representing approximately 29% of all reported cases. (more…)

Canada Covid-19 Updates English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario, fewer cases but the average remains high

TORONTO – Ontario finally records a substantial decline in new Covid-19 cases, but the average remains high. Today 525 infections were recorded in the province, a significant decrease compared to the 694 on Monday, the 740 on Sunday, the 835 on Saturday and the 781 on Friday, but still increasing compared to 486 a week ago, so the moving average by seven days it still exceeds 700, for the first time since the beginning of June, to be precise since last June 8 when it was 703. This average has in fact seen an increase of 17% week after week and, today, stands at 702, compared to 600 a week ago.  (more…)

English Family Living Health & Medicine

Nursing homes: more vaccinated, fewer restrictions

Caregiver helping an elderly woman with her walking aid outdoors in the grounds of the retirement home.

They will resume having lunch together, participating in social activities, embracing those who care for them. Thanks to the increase in vaccination rates, Ontario has decided to relax in long-term care homes the restrictions adopted to contain Covid-19 infections. (more…)

English News Updates

Covid effects: deaths and collapse of births, in Italy 384 thousand fewer people
“It’s as if Florence no longer exists”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian ROME – The latest report from Istat, the Italian National Statistical Institute, is like a war bulletin: 384 thousand fewer people, “as if there were no Florence” explains the Institute, with the highest number of deaths after World War II and the collapse of marriages and births. The pandemic has had devastating effects. (more…)


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