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What you need to know about COVID-19

UPDATE: The Ontario government announced that, starting July 17, certain regions of the province can increase indoor social gatherings to 50 people, outdoor social gatherings to 100 people and reopen most businesses and recreation activities. Read the Read the OMA's plan to support the safe reopening of Ontario.

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COVID-19: London-area man in 20s in hospital, Ontario cases rise by 170 in a day

New cases in Ontario soared to 858 Thursday, a 170-case increase from the day before and its highest single-day jump since the pandemic began. The total includes eight resolved cases and 15 deaths.

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Doctors and nurses are on the front lines of the war against COVID-19. They’re digging in for a long fight

The doctor has never done this before. He does anesthetic, and has worked in emergency, in addition to teaching individual event crisis medicine, in addition to a lot of things. He is a good doctor.

Now he is trying to figure out how to keep himself and the hospital and its front-line workers safe, because when you intubate someone who has coronavirus — inserting a tube down their throat so they can breathe — the virus becomes airborne.

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