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Flu Outbreak Declared At Clinton Public Hospital – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

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Monday, December 23, 2019Clinton | by
Peter Jackson  

The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance has imposed restrictions on visitors, after two patients tested positive for influenza

Declaration of a flu outbreak at Clinton Public Hospital is prompting the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance to advise residents to protect themselves against contracting and spreading influenza.

The outbreak was declared on the weekend, when two patients on the unit at CPH tested positive for influenza.

Officials Saturday closed the unit to admissions and transfers, while restricting visitors to two per patient.

Some staff limitations have also been imposed.

Infection control Practitioner Larry Morrell says the hospital is working closely with the Huron County Health Unit, while the outbreak declaration remains in place.

The flu-related restrictions at CPH will stay in effect until further notice.

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Hospitals call for new COVID-19 restrictions – northumberlandnews.com

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Red alert level expected to bring new coronavirus restrictions for Montreal and Quebec City – Global News

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Quebec is reporting 750 new infections of the novel coronavirus Monday as the pandemic once again takes hold in the province.

The caseload stands at 72,651, which is the highest in Canada. There have been more than 61,000 recoveries to date.

One additional death linked to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, was also reported but authorities say the date it occurred is unknown.

The health crisis has killed 5,826 Quebecers since March.

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The number of hospitalizations decreased by four on Monday to 212.

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Of those patients, 37 are in intensive care, a decline of four from the previous day.

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Quebec conducted 17,310 tests on Saturday, the latest day for which that information is available. To date, 2,278,145 tests have been given.


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Ontario records highest number of new COVID-19 cases yet – 680 News

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Ontario is reporting 700 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death on Monday.

  • The province confirmed 491 COVID-19 cases on Sunday.
  • More than 41,100 tests have been completed.
  • 331 cases are resolved.
  • 344 new cases are in Toronto, 104 new cases are in Peel, 89 in Ottawa, and 56 cases in York Region.
  • 60% of the new cases are in people under the age of 40.

This record number of new COVID-19 cases comes the same day GTA casinos reopen after six months.

Ontario announced new restrictions on Friday in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 that now see strip clubs closed, and new regulations for bars and restaurants.

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