Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario is reporting 593 new cases of COVID-19; TDSB staff must be vaccinated by November or face possible termination

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario is reporting 593 new cases of COVID-19; TDSB staff must be vaccinated by November or face possible termination

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Wednesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 1:30 p.m. Nova Scotia is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. Health officials say three of the cases are in the Halifax area, two are in the northern zone and one is in the eastern zone, which includes Cape Breton. With 20 recoveries also reported, the total number of active cases of coronavirus has dropped to 159, with four people in hospital as a result of the infection. The new case figure is down significantly from Tuesday, when officials reported 66 new cases and announced that the fourth wave of the pandemic had hit the province. They also announced that with case numbers …
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