Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
3 195 77 3,036 3,139
AB
20 484 86 8,411 8,767
SK
5 217 68 7,259 7,419
MB
38 419 87 8,223 8,539
ON
14 108 30 2,318 2,611
QC
0 14 6 735 741
Atlantic
0 0 0 22 22
North60
29 16 7 859 921
 

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The campaign to get better masks for front-line workers is now underway – CBC

Government says much will be learned from this pandemic including what to stockpile

Jun 10, 2021

As provinces including Ontario ramp up their reopening plans, some experts say masks remain a key method of protection against COVID-19 — but caution that many people, including health-care workers, aren’t able to access the right kind.

“Things like surgical masks and cloth face pieces — they are not closely fitting to the face,” said Simon Smith, a retired research scientist in respiratory protective equipment and the former president of the International Society for Respiratory Protection.

“They do some good in terms of source control, but in terms of protecting the wearer, because there is no good seal to the face, particles can travel with the air that’s inhaled around the edges of the mask.”

Smith said a well-fitted respirator provides better protection against airborne viruses, especially in health-care settings such as hospitals, but they’re rarely being used.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-covid-masks-protection-1.6053953

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