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Canada The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

17:21  21 march  2020
17:21  21 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

  The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada The latest news on the novel coronavirus and the illness dubbed COVID-19 (all times Eastern): 8:47 a.m. A spokeswoman for New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says he will not attend the first ministers meeting today in Ottawa now that his province has reported its first presumptive case of COVID-19. Spokeswoman Nicolle Carlin said this morning Higgs has decided he must stay in New Brunswick. On Wednesday, Higgs said the Ottawa meeting should be held via teleconference, noting there is a travel ban for New Brunswick government employees as a result of the pandemic.Dr.

The latest news on the COVID - 19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 11:10 p.m. Ontario is barring personal visits to inmates in its adult provincial Canada 's chief public health officer says Canadians should not travel outside the country unless they have to, out of concern over the COVID - 19 pandemic.

The latest news on the novel coronavirus and the illness dubbed COVID - 19 (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. Manitoba has announced more presumptive You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. The latest developments on COVID - 19 in Canada .

U.S.-Canada border closed to non-essential travel U.S.-Canada border closed to non-essential travel The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern):

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Ontario is reporting 59 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total in the province to 377.

The total includes six resolved cases and two deaths.

No information is listed for more than half of the new cases, but a man in his 40s from the Simcoe-Muskoka area has been hospitalized with the virus.

Public Health Ontario says he contracted the illness during travel to England.

Premier Doug Ford is set to make an announcement later today related to COVID-19 with his health and economic development ministers.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

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The latest news on the COVID - 19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 10:30 p.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is due to update the nation on the COVID - 19 1 © Provided by The Canadian Press 0:20 p.m. The Canada Border Services Agency says an employee at Toronto Pearson International Airport

The latest news on the COVID - 19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says schools in the province will be temporarily closed in response to the COVID - 19 outbreak.

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4:00 a.m.

An Air Canada flight bringing a group of Canadians home from Morocco is expected to land in Montreal today.

The repatriation flight departing from Casablanca was arranged with the help of the federal government.

Thousands of Canadians stranded abroad are becoming increasingly desperate as countries close borders and airlines cut flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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12:15 a.m.

British Columbia is reporting 77 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 348.

That includes nine deaths.

B.C. has the highest number of cases in the country, surpassing the 318 being reported in Ontario.

Health Minister Adrian Dix says 22 patients are in acute care and the province will spare no effort to ensure it has the equipment in place to protect health care and other essential workers.

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12:00 a.m.

The new normal at Canada-U.S. border crossings went into effect at midnight.

In the ongoing struggle to stem the rising tide of COVID-19 cases all non-essential cross border traffic, such as tourists and people looking to do some shopping, is now banned until further notice.

Travel considered essential is still allowed, such as truckers hauling freight, health professionals and others who work on one side of the border but live on the other.

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The Canadian Press

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The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 8 a.m. A loud and beloved Vancouver tradition is being altered for the first time in its 164-year history to show the city's appreciation for health care workers on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Vancouver Park Board says starting tonight and continuing for the month of April, the Nine O'Clock Gun -- a 12-pound cannon in Stanley Park fired every night at 9 p.m. -- will be fired two hours earlier, at 7 p.m.

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