Canada mobilises health workers to virus-hit Ontario
Canada mobilises health workers to virus-hit Ontario
Canadian officials forced to backtrack on extreme COVID restrictions after police refuse to enforce them
20 April, 2021, 04:39
Leblanc also said the the government will cover the cost and coordinate the movement of healthcare staff from other provinces to the frontlines in Ontario.
While the National Advisory Committee on Immunization has yet to release updated recommendations on the vaccine, Patty Hajdu said provincial officials are not beholden to the group's current advice to only offer the shot to those 55 and older.
Leblanc told The Canadian Press in an interview that the federal government chose to take a "leadership role" after Ontario reached out to other provinces and territories for assistance.
"Newfoundland is hoping by tomorrow or Tuesday to have a clear picture of the first tranche", Leblanc said.
"Effective Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., police officers and other provincial offences officers will have the authority to require any individual to provide their home address and goal for not being at their residence".
Green party Leader Mike Schreiner said Ford's government had "lost the trust and confidence of the people of Ontario". "More people will get sick, and many will die if we don't put powerful public health measures in place right away", she said.
According to the Canadian Press, a source with knowledge of the discussions says a "scoping-down" clarification is now being approved.
Additionally, the federal government said it would be providing an increased supply of tocilizumab, which is used to treat severe pneumonia is COVID-19 patients, as well as other needed drugs for Ontario through reallocation from other provinces and territories.
And in Ontario, the province reported 4,250 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday and 18 additional deaths.
"As Ontario, like other provinces and jurisdictions around the world, battles a third wave of COVID-19 driven by variants, we are grateful for the support of the federal government", a statement from the Ontario Ministry of Health reads.
Although day trips and hiking are still allowed, people are criticizing Doug Ford for not allowing overnight stays. "We will continue to work with all levels of government and health care partners to protect the health and safety of Ontarians and combat this deadly virus".
Interprovincial travel restrictions came into effect April 19, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. CST, following an announcement from Ontario Premier Doug Ford. The seven day average of cases is now at 4,347, up by more than 500 cases just one week ago.
Over 42,000 tests were done over the last 24 hours and over 66,000 vaccines were given.
Alberta, which is now dealing with the highest rate of COVID-19 per capita in Canada, reported 1,516 new cases of the virus on Sunday and three more deaths.
This is because of the distance between Earth and Mars - it takes more than 11 minutes to get a radio signal back to Earth. NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took a picture of its own shadow while hovering over the planet's surface.
Ford also said enforcement will be ramped up, "We are taking decisive action on the ground to dramatically step up enforcement". Premier John Horgan. "And there is the option for a police officer to issue a ticket", said Jones in a news conference.
Russian Federation jailed Navalny for two and a half years in February for parole violations he said were fabricated. President Joe Biden said Navalny's plight was "totally, totally unfair, totally inappropriate".
And in the two weeks after, six died in an apparent familicide in Texas and seven in a SC attack, including the gunmen. According to the police chief, the victims of the Sunday shooting are two Hispanic women and one Black man.
Now Czech authorities believe the same men were involved in the bombing of a warehouse in Vrbetice, in the east of the country. The men are wanted for their potential role in the 2014 explosion, the organised crime squad (NCOZ) said on its website.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY tweeted . " Biden promised to welcome immigrants, and people voted for him based on that promise". The cap pertains to the number of refugees who are allowed to enter the U.S.in a fiscal year.
He said Floyd was held faceddown on the ground by Chauvin and other officers next to the exhaust pipe of a running police auto . The South African-born Fowler said Floyd had an enlarged heart and a "significant narrowing of all of his coronary arteries".
Full details of the order of service are to be released later in the week, but there will be a small choir of four singers. Inside the Gothic chapel, the setting for centuries of royal weddings and funerals, the service will be simple and sombre.
Ligue 1 clubs notably refused to agree to the plans, earning praise, along with the Bundesliga, for their stance by UEFA. There's 100 years of history in this country from fans that have lived and loved these clubs, and they need protecting.
Hours later, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the president is committed to increasing the cap without specifying a number. Trump had blocked many Muslim and African refugees by prioritizing smaller groups of refugees, like Iraqi Christians.
The man Tehran accuses of being behind the recent explosion at its main Natanz nuclear plant has been named by Iranian state TV. This satellite photo from Planet Labs Inc. shows the Natanz nuclear facility in central Iran on April 7.
NASA's Mars Helicopter makes historic first flight
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Austin shooting leaves at least 3 dead
The shooting appears to be "a domestic situation that is isolated", a tweet from Austin police said. He resigned after he was arrested a year ago on a sexual assault charge.
Fire rages on foothills of Cape Town's Table Mountain
One firefighter was injured and being treated at a hospital, according to the Cape Town fire and rescue department. A section of the tea room at Rhodes Memorial has been destroyed and people are urged not to enter the area.
US, China agree to cooperate on climate change
But to achieve the global climate goal, Kerry said words must be put into action and urged China to reduce its use of coal. From Shanghai, the former secretary of state flew to South Korea for talks. "We all need to see what happens".
Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff
The explosions killed two employees of a private company that was renting the depot from a state military organization. Petrov and Boshirov denied being Russian operatives or being involved in the Skripals' poisoning in March 2018.
US administers 205.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines
But the concern is that in some cases, they are occurring in people infected by more contagious virus variants. While a third booster shot against the virus is not yet required, Moderna has announced it will be ready soon.
UK records another 2,596 coronavirus cases, 34 deaths
In the 265 lineages from India , the cumulative prevalence of the B.1.617 variant was 10 per cent, the Scripps researchers found. This is the list of countries which if people have travelled to in the previous 10 days, they're refused entry to the UK.