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Canada acknowledged today

Canada  acknowledged today

businesses and individuals should prepare for an outbreak or pandemic.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO  February 24, 2020  (LSN) Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Theresa Tam acknowledged today that Canada may no longer be able to contain and limit the virus if it continues to spread around the world. She said governments, businesses and individuals should prepare for an outbreak or pandemic.

As of February 24, 2020, 10 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Canada. In addition, the Government of British Columbia reported their seventh case of COVID-19. The province has sent the presumptive positive sample to the National Microbiology Laboratory for further testing. If confirmed by the laboratory, this would be Canada's eleventh confirmed case.

Province or territory Confirmed cases
Ontario 4
British Columbia 6

 

 

 

Dr. Vera Etches, the City of Ottawa’s top health officer, on Monday. “It looks like it is going to be more and more difficult to contain this virus and it may well evolve into a pandemic. That would change the efforts to contain every last case and contact.”

Etches said people can take steps now, at home and at work, to prepare.

Some of those steps include stocking up on needed prescriptions ahead of time so there is no need to do so during a possible pandemic. She also recommended people stock up on non-perishable food.

The World Health Organization is telling countries to prepare as if COVID-19 is a pandemic, although it has not declared it one.

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