Health

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'If you're sick, stay home' is a non-starter for many Canadians

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Most Canadian workers still feel like they can't stay home from work, even if they are worried they might have COVID-19. Despite growing demands for better paid sick leave, most Canadians still have inadequate coverage.A man holds up a sign as a group advocating for provincially mandated paid sick days for workers participates in a…
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Alberta health officials investigating 2 workplace outbreaks of P1 coronavirus variant

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Alberta public health officials are investigating two workplace outbreaks of the P1 variant of the coronavirus first detected in Brazil, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Monday.Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw. Alberta reported another 887 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, including 432 linked to more contagious variants of concern. (Government of Alberta)Alberta…
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Record-breaking 83 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours; 7,201 infected

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Eighty-three people have died from Covid-19 in 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). This is the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19 recorded in a day. The death number was recorded at 78 yesterday and it was 77 on Saturday. For…
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78, number of Covid-19 deaths in a day highest till now; 5,819 infected

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Seventy-eight people have died from Covid-19 during 24 hours (till 8am today), according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). This is the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19 recorded in the span of a day so far in the country. The number of daily deaths were 77…
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DNCC to launch Covid-19 telemedicine services at 5 maternity centres from Friday

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Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will launch Covid-19 telemedicine services from tomorrow (Friday) at its five maternity centres to provide 24/7 medical services and coronavirus-related information. To provide round the clock service in each maternity centre, three doctors will be available on a rotation basis. The service will continue until further notice. For all latest…