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BC Just Reported The Youngest COVID-19 Death Yet & They Were Only 2 Years Old

Eight more deaths were reported over the weekend.
BC COVID-19: A Toddler Has Died Due To COVID-19 Complications

On Monday, April 19, B.C.'s COVID-19 update included recent case numbers as well as the addition of eight new deaths. 

Dr. Bonnie Henry added that she was very saddened to report that "in recent days, we had a child with COVID who was under the age of two who has died as a result of complications from COVID-19." 

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"Although this child had pre-existing health conditions that complicated the illness, it was the virus that caused their death," Henry continued. 

"This tragically is the youngest person in our province who has died from COVID-19," she continued, offering condolences to the family of this child. 

During the same update, Dr. Henry also noted 2,960 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. over the weekend. She said that 441 people are currently hospitalized with 138 of whom in intensive care. 

An Ontario restaurant was forced to call the police after a man refused to show staff proof of vaccination.

According to Guelph police, officers responded to the call at around 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday after receiving reports that a male was refusing to show his vaccine certificate at a restaurant on Stone Road West.

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The Government of Canada is ending its India flight ban next week, which has been in place since April 2021.

"Canada continues to take a risk-based and measured approach to re-opening the border while prioritizing the health and safety of everyone in Canada," federal officials said in a news release on Tuesday, September 21.

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Premier Jason Kenney has just announced that the province will be taking measures to plan for a "worst-case" scenario as Alberta's COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

During a COVID-19 update on Tuesday, September 21, the premier said that he'd been in touch with different agencies to plan what the response would be in dire circumstances.

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Ontario's ​Vaccine Passport Can Be Saved On Your Phone & Here's How I Did It In 5 Minutes

A new tool lets you store your vaccine certificate as an image, a PDF file, or as a card in your Apple Wallet.

Starting Wednesday, September 22, Ontarians are expected to show their proof of vaxx to enter certain non-essential businesses and settings. However, because enhanced vaccine certificates with QR codes won't come into effect in the province until October 22, a team of volunteer software engineers and medical professionals created a tool that lets you store your proof of vaccination on your phone with a QR code.

"No personal data is sent to the internet. [The] QR code is for verification only, with no personal info," the team behind the tool told CTV News.

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