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Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What’s being done to fight COVID-19 (SPH)

A family holds a sign and applauds healthcare workers outside St. Paul's Hospital, as a convoy of first responders with lights and sirens activated parade past to show support for the hospital staff, in Vancouver, on Sunday, April 5, 2020 (Photo credit: The Record (New Westminster)

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory. Medical officers of health and Canada’s chief public health officer are encouraging people to wash their hands, give each other space and wear a mask if they’re sick.

Ottawa has put money into health-care research and the economy. It has also put restrictions on international travel and is enforcing 14-day quarantines for travellers returning to Canada to try to limit spread of the novel coronavirus.

Click here to read the full story on The Record (New Westminster).

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