Coronavirus live news: expert warns NHS will struggle to cope; Bulgaria shuts nightclubs as cases surge | World news

Spanish regions have urged the central government to take measures that would give them legal backing to impose curfews as coronavirus cases rise. As of Saturday, 10 of Spain’s 17 regions, including Valencia, Asturias, Castilla-La Mancha and the Basque Country, had called on the government to decree a state of emergency, which would allow regions […]

Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on Oct. 11

Here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Sunday: Toronto anti-mask activist arrested at Moncton airport A Toronto-based anti-mask activist was arrested at the Moncton airport as he arrived to host an anti-mask event that was scheduled for Saturday. New Brunswick RCMP have confirmed that a 37-year-old man from […]

Cyber Lessons in the Year of COVID: A Conversation with FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher Brief’s national-security focused expert insight by becoming […]

U.S. researchers project Canada could see over 16,000 coronavirus deaths by January – National

Researchers whose projections for the spread of the novel coronavirus have proven grimly accurate for the United States say the number of deaths in Canada could surge dramatically late this year, unless measures change. The latest model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE) at the University of Washington says Canada could see […]

Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson under pressure to impose national restrictions

Boris Johnson has been urged to impose national restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus (Picture: PA) Boris Johnson is reportedly spending the weekend considering whether to impose national lockdown restrictions after scientists and opposition leaders urged him to ‘act now’. The PM admitted yesterday that the UK was seeing a second wave and that […]

Sweden’s top coronavirus expert brands masks ‘very dangerous’ and says country will NOT make wearing them compulsory

SWEDEN’S top coronavirus expert says wearing masks is very dangerous and the country will not make it compulsory. Anders Tegnell is sceptical that face masks will control the spread of Covid-19 because they give the impression that it’s safe to be in a crowded room or on public transport. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog […]

New TDSB plan cuts class sizes in areas at high risk of COVID

Article content The chairman of Canada’s largest school board says a new proposed plan to reduce class sizes will address crowding at elementary schools in Toronto neighbourhoods at the highest risk of COVID-19. Toronto District School Board chairman Alexander Brown says the new plan will see additional space leased and more teachers hired to limit […]

Quebec reports 67 new COVID 19 cases, one death – Montreal

Quebec is reporting 67 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday and one death linked to the virus. Health authorities say the death stems from an unknown date and none have been reported in the past 24 hours. The province has 61,151 infections and 5,720 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. Trending Stories READ MORE: Reopened […]

COVID-19: Union calls on B.C. government to extend ban on evictions

Article content continued The groups argue this would be more effective than increasing the amount of the B.C. rental supplement because not all tenants are eligible for that program. “We are hearing from vulnerable people who are having difficulty accessing the government benefits, in very complicated scenarios, and they are already very stressed, and there are […]

How to swim safely amid the coronavirus pandemic as pools and ponds reopen

Ready to take a dip? (Picture: Getty Images) As gyms, pools, and public ponds reopen, swimming is finally an option once again. For many, being able to take a dip in the water is a lifeline for mental and physical wellbeing, and going without a regular swim has been tough in lockdown. But even as […]