Minister of Health Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced twelve new cases this afternoon, bringing the provincial count to 2,479. "One example is the use of non-medical masks or cloth face coverings". "We're watching very carefully as businesses are opening and as we're increasing our contacts", said Dr.
He had repeatedly touted the drug's use against coronavirus, even going so far as to suggest it was a possible 'cure'. British medical journal The Lancet has reported patients getting hydroxychloroquine had increased death rates and irregular heartbeats, adding to several disappointing results for the drug as a COVID-19 option.
USA president, Donald Trump, has said the U.S. would start mass production of any vaccines developed before they are fully approved so that they can be quickly distributed once rubber-stamped. British researchers are opening one of the biggest studies so far, to test an Oxford University-created shot in 10,000 people. The poll , which was conducted by the Associated Press/NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, surveyed 1,506 USA adults from May 14-18.
The delay in those cities was due to a high number of COVID-19 caseloads. With COVID-19 testing efforts lagging well behind provincial targets, Premier Doug Ford made a video address to Ontarians Sunday, urging residents to visit a COVID-19 assessment centre for testing.
The highest percentage in the last two weeks occurred on May 16, when 8.3% of tests were positive. In addition, 134 residents were also tested, and all of their tests have come back negative. Statewide, Iowa has had 17,577 positive cases of COVID-19. "We want to reinforce how important these measures are in preventing the spread of COVID-19", medical officials continued.
Even the neighboring rural southeastern OR counties of Harney and Malheur have had cases - albeit only one case in Harney. Titus County's case count leapt from 221 to 321, Morris County's rose from 17 to 21, and Red River County's from 44 to 48, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.