April 06, 2020
- Canada based company Medicom to begin manufacturing N95 masks in Canada as foreign countries curb exports.
- The daily number of deaths in Spain has fallen for a fourth consecutive day as Monday’s death toll due to Covid-19 was 637 which is the lowest recorded since 24 March.
- The death count in the USA to exceed 10,000 today as total infected cases exceed 337,971.
March 30, 2020
- Ontario reported on Monday 351 new novel coronavirus cases, the largest single-day increase by far.
- The growth in coronavirus cases in Spain appears to be slowing as 6,400 cases were confirmed on Monday, the lowest increase in new cases for a week. The total of deaths reached 7,340 after 812 new fatalities.
- Trump: 1 million have been tested in US for coronavirus, the US has more than 16,000 confirmed virus cases and nearly 3,000 deaths.
- Macy’s will furlough the majority of its 125,000 employees
March 29, 2020
- Sophie Grégoire Trudeau says she has recovered from COVID-19, after contracting the illness while on a trip to the United Kingdom earlier this month.
- 211 News Cases in Ontario today as the Virus Spread is on the rise
- More than a million Canadians have applied for employment insurance due to the coronavirus outbreak
- 5 Toronto firefighters test positive for coronavirus
- Canada has a total of 5,866 COVID-19 cases with 63 deaths mas of March 29, 2020.
March 28, 2020
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: anyone exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus will not be allowed to travel by plane or train. The restrictions come into effect at noon Monday and apply to anyone showing signs of the virus, which include a cough, fever and difficulty breathing.
- US President Donald Trump has said he is considering imposing a quarantine on New York in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
- An LCBO employee working at the Allen and Rimrock Roads location in Toronto has been tested positive.
- Canadian Air and Transport Security Authority (CATSA) also confirmed Friday one of their screening officers at Toronto Pearson Airport had also tested positive for COVID-19.
- The USA has crossed 100,000 cases now, at least 1,590 people have died in the US, with at least 402 of those deaths reported on Friday alone.
- Spain now has the second-highest number of deaths from coronavirus in the world – after Italy. 832 people died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its deadliest day since the outbreak began.
March 27, 2020
- US President Donald Trump has signed a $2.2 Trillion bailout bill passed by Congress, the largest fiscal stimulus in US history. This bill will bring relief to companies and average Americans, more than 3.3 million of whom are out of work due to the global CoronaVirus pandemic
- Ontario issue Amber alert to all people who travelled out of Canada and are back. The Government is also using the system to alert residents to stay home for all non essential requirements.
- Ontario announces 135 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the provincial total to 993. So far 18 people have died.
- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus. The British Prime Minister has mild symptoms and will continue to lead the UK’s response to the pandemic. He will self-isolate in Downing Street.
- Italy, so far the worst-hit country from the Covid-19 Virus has confirmed 969 more deaths from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s total to 9,134. The only hope is that the number of new infections is decreasing.
- Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate to 0.25% due to COVID-19
March 24, 2020
- Worldwide CoronaVirus infections have reached 400,000 cases, a new milestone in the number of infections, according to data collated by Johns Hopkins University.
- Ontario releases list of essential workplaces that can remain open amid COVID-19 outbreak. Here is the list of Businesses that will remain open.
- The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games have also been postponed by a year because of the global coronavirus pandemic.
March 23, 2020
2:00 pm: Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford has announced the shutdown of all non-essential services across the province in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Grocery stores, pharmacies, and takeout restaurants will be allowed to stay open. The Premier also sais that essential manufacturer and supply chain providers will also open. The order is effective for 14 days. The Government will release the names of the Businesses that will remain open.
11:00 am: Ontario reports 78 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the provincial total to 503.
10:30 am: Prime Minister Trudeau to address the nation after call with premiers about COVID-19 response. Trudeau remains in self-isolation and will be speaking from his residence at Rideau Cottage. He has been holding daily briefings for more than a week since in self-isolation as his wife Sophie was tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from UK.
10:00 am: Canada declined to sent its Contingent to Tokyo Olympics for 2020 which means the games are almost set to postpone until the Covid-19 Virus in controlled.
March 22, 2020
Italy today reported 651 deaths due to virus bringing the total deaths at 5,476 due to coronavirus. Italy has banned any movement inside the country and closed all non-essential businesses. Italy has the most affected country and trying hard to control the infections. Today’s death rate shows a drop-down in the number of deaths suggesting that Italy has peaked the virus infections and hopefully the death rate and new infection rate will be down now onwards.
Alberta has announced the latest on CoronaVirus – 33 new COVID-19 cases reported today taking the total toll to 259 infections. According to updated data on Alberta Health Services’s website, 26,999 tests have been done so far.
Toronto to provide free, 24/7 childcare for essential and critical service workers. Precautions will include daily screening of children and families prior to admission, increased cleaning, and reduced group sizes. Visit http://toronto.ca/covid-19 for answers to common questions before contacting the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 Hotline or 311.
Brampton City Hall will be lit yellow every night until April 5 as a sign of hope for our community impacted by COVID-19.
An employee has a confirmed positive case #COVIDー19 who worked at the @TimHortons @petrocanada location at 11980 Highway #10 in #Brampton. The period of concern is from March 9 to 20th. Anyone who went here for gas, coffee or supplies requested to self isolate for 14 days.
Coronavirus cases top 300,000 worldwide
Deaths in New York climbs to 114. Of nearly 30,000 cases in the United States, more than 15,000 are in New York state, including more than 9,000 in New York City.
March 19, 2020
4:00 PM: The death toll in Italy now exceeds that of China due to Covid19. The number of deaths now stands at 3,405, which is more than in China where the virus originated last year. The Death count in China is reported at 3,245 however, the number may be much more as the data sent by Chinese Government is not considered reliable.
7:00 PM: Toronto police have confirmed a civilian member of the force has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The Infection count in Ontario stands at 258 with addition of 44 new cases reported today.
8:00 PM: Brampton Transit: Starting March 23, Brampton Transit will be operating on a reduced schedule and will implement ways to support social distancing. New Schedule will be published soon.
March 18, 2020
5:10 pm: Now Saskatchewan government declares state of emergency after number of cases doubles
5:00 pm – After Ontario, B.C. declares a provincial state of emergency to respond to COVID-19 where the number of infected cases has climbed to 180.
4:00 pm: All Ford, GM factories in North America to close over COVID-19
23 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Ontario today March 18th, 2020.
USA and Canada shutting down the Border to all non-essential travel in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus.
We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 18, 2020