Canada Coronavirus updates, Oct. 2: Increase in contacts blamed for spread
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James: 'Not one time have I said let's act violent toward cops'
LeBron James defended his critiques of law enforcement officers after the LA Lakers' Game 3 loss to the Denver Nuggets.“Not one time have I ever said let’s act violent toward cops,” James said following the Lakers’ 114-106 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. “I just said what’s going on in our community is not okay. And we fear for that, and we fear for our lives. It’s something that we go through every single day as a Black man, a Black woman and a Black kid and a Black girl, we fear that moment where we’re pulled over.
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2020 MLB playoff schedule: Wild-card round, divisional series, ALCS, NLCS, World Series dates, times, TV information
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- Trudeau sends Trump ‘best wishes’
- Messages for Trump split between ‘told you so’ and ‘get well’
- Increase in contacts behind Quebec’s rapid spread
- Quebec’s muddled message on COVID-19 sparks confusion
- Trump tests positive for COVID-19
- Here’s the list for where to get tested in Montreal today
A timeline of where Trump travelled before testing positive
In the days before his positive test, Trump travelled widely and met hundreds of people.is a timeline of where he went and who he met.
Trudeau sends Trump ‘best wishes’
Sophie and I are sending our best wishes to— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) Trump and . We hope you both get well soon and have a full recovery from this virus.
Messages for Trump split between ‘told you so’ and ‘get well’
Get well messages for U.S. President Donald Trump poured in from foreign capitals on Friday after he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, but some had little sympathy for a leader whose response to the pandemic has been widely criticized.
Amid surge in COVID-19 transmission, physicians warn Ontario's testing, tracing plans fall short
Amid a surge of coronavirus transmission in Ontario, some physicians warn the province's plan to ramp up efforts to prevent new infections will fall short unless further measures are taken to clamp down on community spread. Ontario on Monday reported 700 new confirmed cases, marking the highest one-day total since the pandemic began. The ongoing increase throughout September comes as Premier Doug Ford's government rolls out a plan to boost testing capacity to 50,000 daily tests, while bringing on 1,000 more staff to manage cases and trace their contacts.
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Can I take a walk with a friend on Mount Royal?
The Montreal Gazette has put together a guide to show what is and isn’t permitted under Montreal’s red alert status for COVID-19, which is in place until Oct. 28, at least.
Note that due to conflicting messages from government authorities, the answers aren’t always clear.
See the guide.
Increase in contacts behind Quebec’s rapid COVID-19 spread
It’s not the number of COVID-19 cases in one setting versus another that the public should focus on, experts say, but rather the number of contacts that each of us is making.
“The motor of an epidemic is the number of contacts that people have with each other,” said Gaston De Serres, chief physician of the scientific immunization group at the Institut national de santé publique du Québec.
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“The more contacts, the faster the epidemic will spread.”
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Quebec’s muddled message on COVID-19 sparks confusion
Premier François Legault said he’s counting on Quebecers to exercise common sense on what they can and cannot do outside their homes in a red zone during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Legault and Quebec’s director of public health, Horacio Arruda, struggled Thursday to clarify some of the more obscure rules on outdoor gatherings put on the table Wednesday to control the spread of the coronavirus.
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Trump tests positive for COVID-19
President Donald Trump said on Friday he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into quarantine, upending the race for the White House.
“We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” the president said in a tweet early on Friday morning.
MLB playoff bracket 2020: Updated TV schedule, scores, results for the Division Series
The Division Series is upon the baseball world, and Sporting News has the schedule, scores and more from the second round of the 2020 MLB playoffs.And now, a little normalcy for the 2020 MLB postseason in the form of the Division Series.
Trump, 74, is at high risk with the deadly virus both because of his age and because he is considered overweight.
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Montrealers can get tested at 19 clinics today
Montrealers can be screened atacross the island.
Canada records 1,777 new cases, 22 deaths
This was the situation across Canada as of 7 p.m. yesterday, according to the
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MLB playoff schedule 2020: Updated bracket, dates, times, TV channels for ALCS, NLCS .
The Astros and Rays meet in the ALCS, while the Dodgers continue their quest for another World Series vs the Braves in the NLCS. Sporting News has everything you need to know about the Championship Series.In the American League, the Rays are committed to overthrowing their "underdog" label, meeting the 2017 world champion Astros in the ALCS. The Rays took the fight to the Yankees, with Mike Brosseau delivering the final blow by way of home run to Aroldis Chapman and the Bombers, levying revenge for a near headshot from the Yankee closer in September.