In a letter Monday to the federal ministers of health and public safety, Ontario says it has already closed its boundaries with Quebec and Manitoba to non-essential travel, but there are no measures in place to protect provinces from the spread of COVID-19 variants through interprovincial air travel, an area of federal responsibility.
Ontario's Science Advisory Table published new research last week that put forward a strategy to divert half of the province's vaccine supply to 74 neighbourhoods with the highest rates of COVID-19 infection.
In the last 24-hour period, officials said that 94,819 doses of the vaccine were administered to residents in the province.
Today's seven day average for new cases is 4,051 compared to 4,348 a week ago.
Locally, there are 1,044 new cases in Toronto, 673 in Peel, 452 in York Region, 171 in Durham and 150 in Ottawa. Of those patients, 875 are being treated in intensive care units and 589 are breathing with the assistance of a ventilator.
The federal government said the Canadian Armed Forces would deploy up to three teams of nurses and medical technicians to help Ontario's overburdened health-care system, much as it did during the pandemic's first wave.
According to the latest provincial numbers, there are 2,987 additional cases of the B.1.1.7 variant, 20 additional cases of the P.1 variant and 37 additional cases of the B.1351 variant.
Fire at Baghdad Covid hospital kills 82, leaves 110 wounded
But several families were still at the hospital hours after the fire had been extinguished, after failing to find them elsewhere. At the Vatican, Pope Francis, who concluded a historic trip to Iraq last month, remembered those who perished in the blaze.
Meanwhile, Ontario confirmed an additional 2,937 cases of the B.1.1.7.
Since COVID-19 vacccines starting rolling out in Ontario, almost 4.9 million people have recieved at least one dose.
Some residents and workers who are 18 and older in select hot spot postal codes have been able to receive a COVID-19 shot through pop-up clinics and mobile vaccination teams.
Child care workers in licensed child care settings will be eligible to book as of Thursday, April 29.
"Ontario's child care workers are making a difference and supporting working parents at this critical time", Stephen Lecce, Ontario's minister of education, said in a statement accompanying the news release.
Public health units in both Toronto and Peel introduced the rules, which allow them to shutter establishments where five or more workers have tested positive for COVID-19 over a 14 day period.
Peel announced its first closures on Saturday, partially shutting two Amazon fulfilment centres.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist warns against an estate tax increase as small businesses may be targeted. However, in the long-term, stocks have trended higher six months after previous capital gains tax hikes, Goldman said .
The law allows concealed-carry licenses "when proper cause exists" while banning the open carry of firearms entirely. Second Amendment supporters have been trying for more than a decade to get the High Court to weigh in on this issue.
A "supermoon" occurs when we have a full moon at the same time the moon is closer to the Earth on its elliptical orbit. As a result of its close proximity to Earth, a super moon is bigger and brighter than an average full moon.
The state's population increased by 507,731 between the 2010 and 2020 population counts, making Utah the 30th most populous state. Census Bureau on Monday announced that six states, mostly in the South and Mountain regions, would gain seats in the U.S.
The second wave has battered the health infrastructure in the country as cases continue to rise steadily. Now from May 1 onwards, the vaccine is going to be made available for every person above 18 years. -Dr.
Last week Premier Doug Ford said his government is working on a sick benefits plan but did not commit to any timeframe. The federal program Ford is trying to supplement provides workers with $450 a week after tax.
Hospitalizations dipped slightly to 484, down from a record of 502 last Thursday, with 158 patients in intensive care. One death was reported on Vancouver Island, where 35 people have now died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
KDVR reported that the booking video appears to show three officers watching the bodycam footage of Karen Garner's arrest. The report said a female officer said she hated watching the video and one of the men laughed, and said, "I love it".
Updated guidance for overnight camps also suggests staff, volunteers, campers and family members get vaccinated against Covid-19. The guidance discourages close-contact and indoor sports, noting the increased risk of spreading COVID-19 in those situations.
3.49 lakh COVID-19 cases, 2,767 deaths in a day
Hospitals in New Delhi and some of the worst-hit states have reported critical shortages of beds and oxygen supplies on Saturday. The government has also roped the India Air Force (IAF) for carrying oxygen tankers to different parts of the country.
COVID patients die in India due to lack of O2
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the USA was working closely with the Indian government to send more support and supplies. Mr Morrison said that he will keep working in partnership with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this global challenge.
Democrats sue to block "audit" of 2020 Arizona election
Because it was amended in the House, it required final approval in the upper chamber before it could be sent to Republican Gov. While woke celebrities have smeared the bill, the truth is that a wide majority of Arizonans support these common-sense bills.