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The Latest: South Korea reports highest jump in 3 months

The Latest: South Korea reports highest jump in 3 months

SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has recorded its highest daily jump in new COVID-19 infections in about three months, as officials urge the public to maintain vigilance.
Vaccine-induced blood clots under more scrutiny as Canada reports first case

Vaccine-induced blood clots under more scrutiny as Canada reports first case

OTTAWA — Concerns about vaccine safety emerged again Tuesday, as Canada reported its first case of vaccine-induced blood clots linked to Oxford-AstraZeneca, and the United States put the brakes on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following six repor
Biden says pause on J&J shots shows gov't putting safety 1st

Biden says pause on J&J shots shows gov't putting safety 1st

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots.
B.C. COVID-19 in-dining restrictions to be extended through to May: industry group

B.C. COVID-19 in-dining restrictions to be extended through to May: industry group

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Restaurants and Food Association says it has been told that current health orders restricting in-person dining will be extended beyond next Monday's deadline. The group says they had a meeting with provincial health officer Dr.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 269,702 new vaccinations administered for a total of 8,598,270 doses given. Nationwide, 829,067 people or 2.
Cargill temporarily closes its London, Ont., poultry plant due to COVID-19 outbreak

Cargill temporarily closes its London, Ont., poultry plant due to COVID-19 outbreak

LONDON, Ont. — Food giant Cargill Limited says it has temporarily closed its London, Ont., poultry processing plant due to a COVID-19 outbreak among some of its workers.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 9 p.m. British Columbia's daily case count has dipped slightly to 873 after nearing 1,300 cases for several days in the last week.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. There are 1,078,562 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,078,562 confirmed cases (78,293 active, 976,877 resolved, 23,392 deaths).
Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still 'on the table': Horgan

Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still 'on the table': Horgan

VICTORIA — Further COVID-19 restrictions may be on the way for British Columbia, with the premier suggesting changes could come as early as Thursday.
Cubs' Hendricks feeling ill, scratched amid team COVID scare

Cubs' Hendricks feeling ill, scratched amid team COVID scare

MILWAUKEE — With the team facing a COVID-19 scare, Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night after the right-hander indicated he wasn't feeling well.