"The longer they stay at home in their home countries, the less likely they are to come back to Canada."
Latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021
Despite lockdowns and campaigns urging people to stay home, the total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Canada continued to climb in January 2021, surpassing 730,000 confirmed cases.
Curfew goes into effect in Quebec amid soaring COVID-19 case numbers across Canada
“With the current momentum of the epidemic and continued high rates of infection in many areas of the country, rapid accumulation of cases will continue until we can make significant progress in interrupting spread,” Dr. Theresa Tam wrote.
Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 1.6M: Johns Hopkins University
The global death toll rose to 1,600,807, with a total of more than 71.4 million cases worldwide as of 1:26 p.m. (1826 GMT), the CSSE data showed.
Ontario to administer first COVID-19 vaccines today
“It’s time to start vaccinating Ontarians. It’s time to put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Nightmare on COVID Street: Virus-headed party provocateur stars in new Alberta ads
Alberta introduced tougher measures this week that sharply reduce or close businesses and shutter libraries, recreation centres and casinos to try to reduce soaring cases of COVID-19.
Premiers’ demands for long-term health funding increase takes back seat to pandemic
The premiers’ demand for more health-care cash comes as the federal government is facing an unprecedented deficit approaching $400 billion. More billions are yet to be doled out to help Canadians weather the pandemic and encourage the shattered economy to eventually bounce back.
COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers
If we continue on the current pace, our longer range models continue to forecast significant increases in daily case counts and estimate that there could be up to 10,000 cases reported daily by mid-December,” Tam said in a written statement.
Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts
A slew of travel restrictions and rules meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be extended into January, the federal government said Sunday, as case counts continued to rise steadily across the country. In a statement, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair and Health Minister Patty Hajdu said the measures would be in effect until...
COVID-19 crisis cascading in U.S. as presidential election drama recedes
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Just as America’s political crisis begins to ease, the COVID-19 pandemic is back rattling the country’s windows with a vengeance. New cases and hospitalization rates are setting daily records across the United States, and the death toll is steadily tracking towards 250,000. States and cities are imposing rigid new restrictions on bars...