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ottawa’s coronavirus response

Coronavirus Update for Friday 24 April 20

There have been 977 confirmed cases of COVID‌-19 in Ottawa, an increase of 34 since yesterday, and 35 deaths, an increase of three.

City temporaily closes Esther By Child Care Centre after staffer fell ill   [Ottawa Citizen]

Dr. Vera Etches says COVID-19 will be “part of our lives” for the foreseeable future [CFRA]

Premier Doug Ford's mother-in-law, who lives in a care home, tests positive for COVID-19 [Ottawa Citizen]

New COVID-19 clinic for pregnant women and newborns at the Ottawa Hospital [Ottawa Citizen]

Don't inject Lysol into the human body says maker, after US president Donald Trump suggested that was a thing to do [The Street]
  + Related Acting US ambassador to Canada defends defunding WHO

Canada invests $1 billion in COVID-19 vaccine research [Toronto Star]