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Canada could see between 11000 and 300000 COVID-19 deaths

She explains that while the numbers released today may look stark, but what we do together now to reduce the impact of COVID-19, will buy us more time to better understand the virus and to develop treatments and vaccines. Dr. Tam said the model showing between 11,000 and 22,000 deaths even with strict controls will continued to be calibrated as the outbreak evolves. "We must continue to control the epidemic using tried and true public health measures, including staying home when possible, ...

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Ontario targets 16,000 COVID-19 tests a day by early May

The province's testing was previously limited by factors beyond its control, but that is no longer the case, he said. To stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is implementing the next phase of its strategy to significantly expand and enhance testing.

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Pets don't spread Covid-19, says Veterinary Department

Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger, is believed to be the first known case of a non-domesticated animal contracting COVID-19 in the world, according to officials. The finding raises new questions about transmission of the virus in animals. The cat's swabs were taken by the owner and so the positive result could have been contaminated.

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Why did recommendation on wearing face masks change?

The Centers for Disease Control's current recommendations are that people should be "wearing face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are hard to maintain, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission".

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Teen Who Said She Was Spreading Coronavirus Has Been Arrested

Identified as Lorraine Maradiaga of Carrollton, posted a series of concerning and freakish videos on Snapchat over the weekend in which she talks openly about infecting shoppers at Walmart with the novel coronavirus . After all of the public backlash, DeVito said Maradiaga posted another video and claimed it was all an April Fool's joke. The Carrollton Texas Police Department has taken to Facebook to confirm that they are looking for an 18-year-old teenager who shared a video to social ...

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One hundred Italian doctors have died of coronavirus: Medics

In her final days, 66-year-old LouAnn Dagen's only connection to her sister, Penny Dagen, came through an Amazon Echo Show in her room at the Metron nursing home in Cedar Springs, Michigan. The nursing home did not immediately return request for comment from The Post Wednesday night. Alexa devices can not call 911 on their own without being specially configured with an external device or third party software.


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