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COVID-19 rapid testing center opens at Ontario airport, just in time for holiday travel

ONTARIO, Calif. (KABC) — A drive-through COVID-19 testing center that offers results within 20 minutes is now operational at Ontario Airport, allowing passengers to determine whether they are infected with the coronavirus before they travel.

“The idea is, how do we make our passengers feel as safe and as comfortable as possible during these very unusual times,” says Ontario International Airport spokesperson Steve Lambert.

He acknowledges that even though the Centers for Disease Control has discouraged people from traveling, there are people who are going to travel anyway.

“Ontario Airport is going to handle 100,000 passengers during the Thanksgiving holiday,” he says.

The operation is run by Covid Clinic, which offers a variety of services, including tests for COVID-19 antibodies.

“It’s going to be nasal for this location, it’s only nasal. So depending on the type of test you’re getting it’s either going to be a nasal pharyngeal, which is

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  • November 24, 2020
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B.C. urges Canada-wide travel rules, Ontario to unveil new measures for hot spots

For more on today’s top stories and the spread of the novel coronavirus across the country, please refer to our live updates below throughout the day, as well as our COVID-19 news hub.

B.C. premier wants Canada-wide travel rules

British Columbia Premier John Horgan is calling on the federal government to work on a pan-Canadian approach to travel.

“We need to make sure that those who want to come to British Columbia must only do so if it is essential for their business or their well-being,” Horgan said at a press conference on Wednesday. “Beyond that, we need to stay in our tight social circles.”

“I’m not requesting the federal government to impose anything on any other jurisdiction in Canada. I’m asking the federal government to work with us and other provinces to get the message out that if you do not have to travel between jurisdiction, you shouldn’t

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  • November 19, 2020
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Ontario extends gathering restrictions provincewide, Quebec sees biggest case increase since May

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

9,362 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 142,745 diagnoses, 9,211 deaths and 124,172 recoveries (as of Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,424 active cases (16,381 total cases, including 255 deaths, 14,702 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,803 active cases (7,842 total cases, 223 deaths, 5,797 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 325 active cases (1,540 total cases, 16 deaths, 1,199 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 1 active cases (194 cases, 2 deaths, 191 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 2 active case (272 total cases, 3 deaths, 267 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 19, 2020
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Ontario takes over Quebec’s spot for most active cases nationwide

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

9,067 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 141,565 diagnoses, 9,201 deaths and 123,297 recoveries (as of Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,483 active cases (16,274 total cases, including 254 deaths, 14,537 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,705 active cases (7,663 total cases, 220 deaths, 5,719 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 293 active cases (1,500 total cases, 16 deaths, 1,191 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 2 active cases (194 cases, 2 deaths, 190 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 1 active case (271 total cases, 3 deaths, 267 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 18, 2020
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21 more cases in Ontario schools, B.C. reports largest one-day spike

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8,752 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 140,867 diagnoses, 9,200 deaths and 122,915 recoveries (as of Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,483 active cases (16,128 total cases, including 254 deaths, 14,379 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,705 active cases (7,663 total cases, 220 deaths, 5,719 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 293 active cases (1,500 total cases, 16 deaths, 1,191 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 2 active cases (194 cases, 2 deaths, 190 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 1 active case (271 total cases, 3 deaths, 267 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 18, 2020
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7 cases linked to Toronto strip club, worrisome COVID-19 trends continue in Ontario, Quebec

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7,057 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 136,659 diagnoses, 9,171 deaths and 120,431 recoveries (as of Sept. 13, 4:30 p.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,444 active cases (15,415 total cases, including 253 deaths, 13,718 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,461 active cases (6,962 total cases, 213 deaths, 5,273 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 239 active cases (1,428 total cases, 16 deaths, 1,173 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 2 active cases (193 cases, 2 deaths, 189 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 2 active cases (271 total cases, 3 deaths, 266 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 13, 2020
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Quebec reports its largest spike since June with 205; Four Ontario regions make up majority of 158 new cases

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6,258 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 131,653 diagnoses, 9,145 deaths and 116,250 recoveries (as of Sept. 6, 1:00 p.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,433 active cases (14,474 total cases, including 242 deaths, 12,799 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,233 active cases (6,162 total cases, 211 deaths, 4,706 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 426 active cases (1,294 total cases, 16 deaths, 852 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 3 active cases (192 cases, 2 deaths, 187 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 2 active cases (270 total cases, 3 deaths, 265 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 6, 2020
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Ontario reports largest increase since July; 46 Quebec schools have cases within 1st week

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

6,120 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 131,293 diagnoses, 9,141 deaths and 116,032 recoveries (as of Sept. 5, 10:30 a.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,433 active cases (14,474 total cases, including 242 deaths, 12,799 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,233 active cases (6,162 total cases, 211 deaths, 4,706 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 457 active cases (1,273 total cases, 16 deaths, 835 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 4 active cases (192 cases, 2 deaths, 186 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 1 active cases (269 total cases, 3 deaths, 265 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 5, 2020
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Ontario reports its largest case increase since July; B.C. records its second most ever daily cases

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

6,120 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 131,293 diagnoses, 9,141 deaths and 116,032 recoveries (as of Sept. 5, 10:30 a.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,433 active cases (14,474 total cases, including 242 deaths, 12,799 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,233 active cases (6,162 total cases, 211 deaths, 4,706 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 457 active cases (1,273 total cases, 16 deaths, 835 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 4 active cases (192 cases, 2 deaths, 186 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 1 active cases (269 total cases, 3 deaths, 265 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 5, 2020
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Ontario sees large case spike with 72 in Peel; B.C. at ‘precipice’ to flatten curb

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

5,939 active COVID-19 cases in Canada: 130,639 diagnoses, 9,140 deaths and 115,560 recoveries (as of Sept. 4, 10:30 a.m. ET)

  • Alberta – 1,415 active cases (14,310 total cases, including 242 deaths, 12,653 resolved)

  • British Columbia – 1,175 active cases (6,041 total cases, 210 deaths, 4,644 resolved)

  • Manitoba – 457 active cases (1,264 total cases, 16 deaths, 791 resolved)

  • New Brunswick – 4 active cases (192 cases, 2 deaths, 186 resolved)

  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 1 active cases (269 total cases, 3 deaths, 265 resolved)

  • Northwest Territories

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  • September 4, 2020