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BC provincial health officer assures health-care workers in COVID-19 fight

Henry also ordered all personal service establishments, including salons, spas, massage parlours and tattoo parlours, to close, effective Saturday. Earlier Saturday morning, B.C.'s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, held a separate press conference to talk about the steps the province is taking to help homeless and vulnerable people who may become infected with COVID-19.

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Less than five confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Mayo

This brings the total number of cases in the Republic of Ireland to 683, an increase from 557 on Thursday. Of the healthcare workers affected, 61% had not been travelling out of Ireland with 37% of their cases related to travel. Every citizen who is practicing social distancing, who is taking precautions to limit the spread of this virus, is doing their country a service. "It is too early to see any impact of our social distancing measures".

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Digestive issues could be first symptom of coronavirus, study says

Some of these cases - 7% - did not even report any respiratory problems, which was one of the most common symptoms associated with the contagious virus, according to the researchers. Digestive symptoms became more pronounced as the severity of the disease increased. This suggests that patients with digestive symptoms sought care later because they didn't yet suspect they had Covid-19 due to a lack of respiratory symptoms, such as cough or shortness of breath, the researchers explained.

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Pharmacists to assess for COVID-19, encouraged to manage drug supply

The province announced that the aggressive public health measures they have already put into place to combat the spread of the virus will continue, with some new ones now in effect. The province will secure locations and work with community and social services, he said Friday. Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the app is now available when the "health system is actively asking people to self-isolate as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic".

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Ontario Government Declares State of Emergency

The province recorded 23 new cases of COVID-19 at its daily morning update, bringing the total to 206. The bank is also introducing assistance for clients impacted by job loss or other circumstances and urged those that need help to contact the bank.

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New Yorkers Prepare to Shelter in Place as Hospitals Face Severe Shortages

More than 100 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in New York City over the course of Tuesday, with officials expecting an exponential rise in the coming days. "They still have to pay for food and rent and medicine and all the basics". Governor Andrew Cuomo said earlier on Tuesday he had no interest in imposing local quarantines, but he stopped short of ruling it out.


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