Shoppers Drug Mart to Administer COVID-19 Tests for Symptomatic Individuals

    Multiple reports disclose that the provincial government will tap Ontario-based Canadian retail pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart to provide COVID-19 testing to high-risk contacts and symptomatic individuals.

    Virginia Pharmacy Administers Wrong COVID-19 Shots to More Than 100 Children Below 12

    The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) recently announced that a pharmacy in Loudoun County administered incorrect doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to 112 children aged 5 to 11 years old. The said vaccination error occurred between November 3 and 4 and was confirmed by the Loudoun County Health Department.

    Indoor Mask Mandate Extended Indefinitely for Edmonton

    The City of Edmonton has recently extended its indoor mask mandate indefinitely. The said move means that the requirement of wearing masks in the city’s indoor settings will remain even if the provincial government of Alberta decides to do away with it.

    Montreal Resident Dishes Over $1,700 for Single Uber Eats Order

    If you’re anything like most people, chances are you’ve had your fair share of ordering food via Uber Eats, especially during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. But have you ever spent more than $1,700 to satisfy your food cravings?

    Lifting of Capacity Limits in Ontario Put On Hold Amid Rising Number of COVID-19 Test-Positive Cases

    According to a recent news release from the Ontario provincial government, the region is currently pausing its move to lift capacity limits in venues and settings that require proof of vaccination to be given admittance because of the still-rising numbers of persons infected with COVID-19.

    Quebec Seniors Aged 70 Up Slated to Be Given COVID-19 Booster Shots Soon

    On Tuesday, Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé announced that the province would be administering COVID-19 booster shots to seniors aged 70 years old upwards staying in long-term care homes (CHSLDs)

    Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot for Adults Given the Green Light by Health Canada

    Based on the most recent update on its website, Health Canada has already given the go signal for administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for all adults 18 years up. The said approval was announced on Tuesday and is the first-ever sanctioned by the health regulator.

    Expert Suggests Ontario Should Reinstate Some COVID-19 Capacity Limits with the Continued Rise of Test-Positive Cases

    With the still-rising number of COVID-19 test-positive cases tallied across Ontario, the head of the province’s Science Advisory Table recently proposed that some restrictions be put back in place to prevent the upward trend from worsening.

    New Queensland Government Directive Aims to Block Unvaccinated Citizens from Accessing Public Venues and Workplaces

    On Tuesday, the northeast Australian state of Queensland's government announced that citizens who still haven't been administered with the COVID-19 vaccine would be barred from accessing public venues and even their workplaces if they remain unjabbed by December 17.

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