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Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

MILWAUKEE — The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the COVID-19-related injured list.
India reels amid virus surge, affecting world vaccine supply

India reels amid virus surge, affecting world vaccine supply

NEW DELHI — The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals.
The Latest: Australia has 2nd likely Astra-Zeneca clot case

The Latest: Australia has 2nd likely Astra-Zeneca clot case

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian authorities have identified a second case of a rare blot clot likely linked to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Officials said Tuesday the woman is in her 40s and is in a stable condition.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, April 12, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, April 12, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 11:00 p.m. ET on Monday April 12, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 336,841 new vaccinations administered for a total of 8,328,568 doses given. Nationwide, 815,659 people or 2.
Polls close as Yukon residents take part in pandemic-era territorial election

Polls close as Yukon residents take part in pandemic-era territorial election

WHITEHORSE — Polls have closed across Yukon and votes are being counted as three main parties vie to form the territory's next government.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, April 12, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, April 12, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday April 12, 2021. There are 1,071,016 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,071,016 confirmed cases (75,135 active, 972,525 resolved, 23,356 deaths).

California lifts COVID-19 limits on indoor worship services

LOS ANGELES — California on Monday lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates.
CDC chief urges Michigan to 'close things down' amid spike

CDC chief urges Michigan to 'close things down' amid spike

LANSING, Mich. — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that Michigan should “close things down” to help address the country's worst coronavirus outbreak, days after Gov.
B.C.'s top doctor says essential workers in hot spots to be vaccinated first

B.C.'s top doctor says essential workers in hot spots to be vaccinated first

WHISTLER, B.C. — British Columbia's provincial health officer is calling for patience among essential workers waiting for a vaccine that's being prioritized for people in areas where COVID-19 transmission is highest. Dr.

Positive COVID-19 tests at world men's curling championship deemed "false positives"

CALGARY — The four positive COVID-19 tests that interrupted the men's world curling championship are considered "false positives" from potentially contaminated samples, according to the World Curling Federation.