Trump uses wartime act, but GM says it’s already moving fast to build ventilators – The Denver Post

DETROIT — Twelve days ago, General Motors put hundreds of workers on an urgent project to build breathing machines as hospitals and governors pleaded for more in response to the coronavirus pandemic. But President Donald Trump, claiming the company wasn’t moving fast enough, on Friday invoked the Defense Production Act, which gives the government broad authority to direct companies to meet national […]

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Coronavirus: First case of community spread identified in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has its first case of COVID-19 that is the result of spread within the community, according to the province. In a news release Monday, the Nova Scotia government said five new cases were identified on Sunday after more than 600 tests were processed. There are now 127 COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia. Ten have since recovered and four […]

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Do I have the coronavirus? Here’s what to do if you’re not sure.

If you think you could have COVID-19, the most important thing for you to do is to stay away from other people. The World Health Organization has declared the new coronavirus is a pandemic, meaning it’s spreading widely in multiple countries. It’s difficult to be certain how high any particular person’s risk is, however, because the United States hasn’t begun […]

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‘A Heart-Wrenching Thing’: Hospital Bans on Visits Devastate Families

To curb the risk of spreading the coronavirus, hospitals nationwide are banning visits from family and friends. By Katie Hafner The last time Peter John Dario saw his father alive was on March 14, at the entrance to a hospital in Edison, N.J. An employee took him away in a wheelchair, telling Mr. Dario and his mother gently but unequivocally […]

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15 new cases of COVID-19 identified in New Brunswick, income benefit made available

As of Sunday, New Brunswick has identified 15 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 66. To date, two people who were diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered from their illness. “Further analysis is being conducted to determine additional details of the new cases including whether community transmission has occurred,” the province said in a […]

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Coronavirus: 6 new COVID-19 cases in Middlesex-London

The total number of cases in the region jumped to 31 after the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported six new cases on Sunday. The new cases are part of a total of 209 cases Ontario reported Sunday morning, which is the largest spike in cases the province has seen in one day since the pandemic began. Four of the six […]

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Canada to ensure coronavirus masks from China are safe amid reports of defects: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says federal health authorities will not cut any corners when it comes to ensuring masks provided by China meet the necessary standards for protecting Canadian health-care workers from COVID-19. The comment follows reports the Dutch government is recalling around 600,000 defective masks that were recently shipped from China and had been distributed to various […]

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12 new cases of COVID-19 identified in N.S., nursing home case confirmed

As of Sunday, Nova Scotia has 12 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 122. At a press briefing, Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, said most are connected to travel or another known case. “There’s no evidence yet for community spread, but we must be prepared for that,” […]

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COVID-19 patient travelling to P.E.I. transitioned through Moncton airport

The Moncton international airport has issued a warning about an individual with a confirmed case of COVID-19 who travelled through the airport last week. The traveller, one of the COVID-19 cases in Prince Edward Island, traveled through Moncton last Friday as they headed home, the Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport announced on Sunday. A press release from the airport […]

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