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COVID-19: Canada in for "intense" weeks of Omicron infections, data shows | FULL

Canada is set for several “intense” weeks of COVID-19 activity as the Omicron variant continues to drive record infections and hospitalizations, new modelling data suggested on Friday. The projections indicate the Omicron wave could peak at 170,000 cases a day this month, though officials say the numbers are estimates of the “true number of daily cases” that may be…

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CBC News: The National | COVID-19 projections, EV tax credit dispute, Holiday shopping

Dec. 10, 2021 | New federal modelling paints a troubling prediction for COVID-19 cases. Canada threatens to impose tariffs with the U.S. and suspend parts of the USMCA trade agreement over the electric vehicle tax credit dispute. Plus, how small businesses have managed ongoing challenges from the pandemic. #covid19 #cdnpoli #smallbusiness Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at…

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COVID-19: Ontario cases, ICUs will rise even without Omicron variant, modelling shows | FULL

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Kieran Moore provided a COVID-19 update Tuesday, as the province’s COVID-19 science advisory table released new projections that indicate cases are rising substantially, even without the Omicron variant. Modelling also showed that vaccinating young children and increased public health measures are key to flattening the curve. Moore called the projections “disconcerting,” adding…

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Coronavirus: Toronto COVID-19 modelling shows cases exceeding April peak, city's top doctor says

Toronto’s medical officer of health, Dr. Eileen de Villa presented new COVID-19 modelling projections on Wednesday, saying that with the current level of transmission, they could see disease activity in the next few weeks of October “that would exceed our April peak.” “If the virus is left unchecked heading into November, things can get much worse,” de Villa added….

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Coronavirus: Ontario officials release latest COVID-19 modelling in province | LIVE

Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health will hold a media briefing on the latest COVID-19 provincial modelling on Wednesday, alongside Adalsteinn Brown, Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and Matthew Anderson, President and CEO of Ontario Health. It has been months since the government released updated predictions on…

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