Coronavirus reside updates: Obligatory in-school studying to face authorized problem

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This put up is being up to date all through the day on Monday, Aug. 17.



Prime updates

  • Constitutional lawyer Julius Gray plans authorized problem to Quebec back-to-classroom order
  • N.B. physician blamed for COVID-19 outbreak charged beneath provincial Emergency Measures Act: lawyer
  • 198 new circumstances in Canada
  • four.eight million Canadians examined for COVID-19 up to now

10:20 a.m.

Testing numbers for Canada


Thus far, four,778,360 folks throughout Canada have been examined for COVID-19, Canada’s Chief Public Well being Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, experiences in a tweet this morning. Over the previous week, a mean of 43,018 folks within the nation have been examinedeach day, with zero.9% of them testing optimistic. 

9:50 a.m.

198 new circumstances in Canada


Day by day COVID-19 replace for Canada: 198 new cases as of Sunday night. Quebec, which till now accounted for greater than half of the entire variety of circumstances within the nation, is now at half.