Canadians are being reminded that they will need to continue their efforts to fight against a second wave of COVID-19, and Dr. Theresa Tam chose some interesting words to get them motivated.

During an October 2 press conference, the nation's Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) emphasized the rising case count and the risk of local health authorities being overwhelmed.

In regards to the latest curve, Dr. Tam seemed to coin two new phrases, saying that we need to both "bend it like Canadians," and "give it the old double-double."

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We've got to bend it like Canadians, we'll need to give it the old double-double


The CPHO said that this would need to be done by "layering personal risk and prevention practices," as well as "reconfiguring and downsizing" personal contact bubbles.

She noted that the rising cases in "high-instance areas" of both Quebec and Ontario are driving the latest increase in Canada's numbers.

This week, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that health officials had told him the province had entered its own second wave.

Efforts are being made on the national level to continue the fight against the pandemic, including the approval of new rapid testing methods.

The most recent epidemiological report indicates that there were 1,777 new cases in the last 24 hours across the country as of October 1.

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