Good night, here are the coronavirus updates you need to know tonight.
- Fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents will be able to skip the 14-day quarantine upon return from travel, starting Monday
- As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to abate, prepare for adjustment disorders
- Helicopter weddings replace large receptions for some couples whose big day has been canceled due to pandemic
In the last seven days, 3 542 cases have been reported, decreasing 20 percent of the previous seven days. There was 132 announced deaths, down 13 percent during the same period. At least 636 people are treated in hospitals and 1 384 472 others are considered recovered.
The inoculation rate in Canada is 9e among countries with at least one million inhabitants.
Sources: Canada’s data is compiled from government websites, Johns Hopkins, and the COVID-19 Canada Open Data Working Group; international data is from Johns Hopkins University.
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Coronavirus in Canada
- In Ontario, Brampton families have opted for distance learning more than any other jurisdiction in Canada during the pandemic. Now, the next school year looks uncertain for many students. In addition, a mobile hairdressing service specializing in the elderly is on the road for the first time since November as Ontario relaxes restrictions related to COVID-19. The province is now reporting 213 new cases of COVID-19.
- Alberta restaurants are fully open, after the province dropped all remaining health restrictions on July 1.
New travel rules come into effect July the 5th. The mandatory 14-day quarantine and three-day stay in a government-approved hotel are no longer required for fully vaccinated Canadians and returning permanent residents.
- The Canada Border Services Agency has a warning: Potential travelers will still be barred from entering the country if they are not eligible to travel to Canada by Monday.
- Mutual travel restrictions between Canada and the United States are due to expire on July 21.
Adjustment disorders: Many are hoping that the declining pandemic will launch life into a new, more exuberant phase, but there will be those who will want to collapse from exhaustion rather than leap for joy.
Coronavirus in the world
- we President Joe Biden celebrated Independence Day by marking the country’s progress in the fight against COVID-19.
- Tokyo reported 716 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, just weeks before the Olympics.
- A member of from serbia The Olympic rowing team tested positive for the coronavirus upon arrival in Japan.
- England may soon drop the mandatory masks, according to an official.
The coronavirus and businesses
While a growing number of companies expect at least partial returns to compartmentalized land, REITs will be among the biggest beneficiaries.
- Real estate investment trusts, like Allied Properties REIT, which lease prime office space in downtown areas, should benefit directly from a return on office space.
- Retail-oriented owners like RioCan REIT would also stand to gain when returning to the office revitalizes downtown stores and restaurants.
And: The US labor market is showing signs of rebounding, with companies hiring the most workers in 10 months in June, raising wages and providing incentives to unemployed Americans.
- Elisabeth Renzetti: As we awkwardly stumble through our old lives, it’s no wonder we feel anxious
- Calgary couple married on top of a mountain after pandemic ruined their wedding plans
- Family law experts say anecdotal evidence suggests increase in divorces amid COVID-19 pandemic, warn of ‘do-it-yourself divorce’
- A year and a half of physical limitations forced us to assess our personal relationships
- Amplify: when the fit in pre-pandemic clothing is no longer an option
Sources: Canada’s data is compiled from government websites, Johns Hopkins University and the COVID-19 Canada Open Data Working Group; international data is from Johns Hopkins.
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