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        Canada’s weekly COVID-19 cases down 14%

        OTTAWA                                                                                            show  ongoing  regional  average of 38 deaths were
                                                                                                          variation in disease activity,  reported daily on October 1-
          Canada's latest national                                                                        but overall, public health  7.
        seven-day average of 3,745                                                                        measures  reapplied  in   As of October 7, Canada
        new    COVID-19   cases                                                                           heavily impacted areas have  has administered over 56
        reported daily on October 1-                                                                      slowed the acceleration of  million doses of COVID-19
        7 is a decrease of 14 per cent                                                                    the epidemic nationally.  vaccines, with the latest data
        over the previous week,                                                                            Together with prolonged  indicating that over 88
        according to the Public                                                                           hospital stays, this continues  percent of people aged 12
        Health Agency of Canada                                                                           to place a heavy strain on  years or older have received
        (PHAC).                                                                                           local healthcare resources,  at least one dose of COVID-
          The updated longer-range                                                                        particularly where infection  19 vaccine and over 82 per
        modeling forecast suggests                                                                        rates  are  high   and  cent   are  now    fully
        that at current levels of                                                                         vaccination rates are low.  vaccinated.
        transmission, the Delta-                                                                           The latest provincial and  As more of Canadian
        driven fourth wave of the                                                                         territorial data show that an  activities move indoors this
        pandemic could decline in                                                                         average of 2,513 people with  fall and winter, Tam pointed
        the coming weeks "if we                                                                           COVID-19   were  being  out that Canada must strive
        maintain vaccine uptake                                                                           treated  in   Canadian  to have as many eligible
        and existing public health                                                                        hospitals each day on   people as possible fully
        measures," Theresa Tam,  public health officials said that VACCINES ARE KEY TO ENDING THE DELTA-DRIVEN 4TH WAVE  October 1-7, which is 2.5 per  vaccinated against COVID-
        chief public health officer,                                                                       cent higher than last week.  19 as quickly as possible "to
        said in a statement last                                                                           This includes, on average,  protect ourselves and others,
        Friday.                  presented   in    early  Tam as saying.         primarily      involving  769 people who were being  including those who may
          This is a "significant  September when a large   Unfortunately, she said  unvaccinated people, are  treated in intensive care  not mount a strong immune
        improvement" over the    resurgence was forecast,  hospitalisation and critical  still elevated across Canada.  units (ICU), 3.2 per cent less  response or who cannot get
        previous      trajectory  Xinhua news agency quoted  care  admission  trends,  Updated surveillance data  than last week and an  vaccinated."

                                                                                   “Our public health and
        Rally against                                    CAPACITY LIMITS         health care indicators are  COVID-19 exposure
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                                                                                 continuing to trend in the
        Lakhimpur Kheri                                  can   maintain  physical  right direction, and we are  at Sri Guru Singh
                                                                                                          Sabha Malton
                                                                                 restrictions,” said Dr. Kieran
                                                           Horse racing tracks, car
        killings held                                    racing tracks, and other  Moore, Chief Medical Officer
                                                                                 of Health. “However, now is
                                                                                 not the time to let our guard
                                                         similar venues
                                                           Commercial  film  and  down. We must all continue  BRAMPTON             to isolate; however, they
        in Surrey                                        television productions with  doing our part and continue  Peel Public Health is  precautions  such  as
                                                                                                                                  should continue to follow
                                                         studio audiences
                                                                                 strictly following the measures
                                                           The province said to date  that remain in place and get as  advising  anyone  who  masking,  physical
                                                                                                                                  distancing and limiting
                                                                                                          attended wedding events at
                                                         there has been a limited  many people as we can fully  Sri Guru Singh Sabha  contacts while waiting for
                                                         number of outbreaks in these  vaccinated, especially as we  Malton, 7280 Airport Rd,  test results.
                                                         settings.               enter the holiday season.”  Mississauga, on October 3  Failure to comply with
                                                           Other public health and  Capacity limits will continue  between 10:00 a.m. and  self-isolation can result in
                                                         workplace safety measures  to remain in effect in all other  1:30  p.m.,  to  seek  fines under the Section 22
                                                         continue to remain in effect for  remaining settings at this  immediate testing.   Class Order.
                                                         these settings. This can  time.                   All guests should get    Everyone seeking testing
                                                         include  wearing   face   As of September 22,    tested,  regardless  of  because of the exposure
                                                         coverings, screening and the  Ontarians are required to be  vaccination  status.  should give testers the
                                                         collecting  of   patron  fully vaccinated (two doses  Individuals who are not fully  following  outbreak
                                                         information  to  support  plus 14 days) with proof of  vaccinated must self-isolate  number: 2253-2021-
                                                         contact tracing.        vaccination along with ID to  until they receive a negative  48380.
                                                           In settings where capacity  access certain public settings  test result.   Testing locations can be
                                                         limits have been lifted, the  and facilities.     Fully       vaccinated  found by Googling "COVID
                                                         requirement for individuals to  Effective October 13, proof  individuals, who do not have  testing near me" with
                                                         maintain two metres of  of vaccination or an eligible  any symptoms, do not need  location services enabled.
                                                         physical distancing is being  exemption will also be
                                                         removed,  with   limited  required to attend a social
                                                         exceptions. In addition, proof  gathering associated with a
                                                         of vaccination will continue to  wedding service, rite or
        THE VICTIMS NAMES WERE READ OUT AT THE START OF THE RALLY  be required in outdoor  ceremony  or  a  social
                                                         settings where the normal  gathering associated with a
        SURREY                   livelihood and have been  maximum capacity is 20,000  funeral service, rite or
                                 camping outside New Delhi  people or more to help keep  ceremony in a meeting or
          South Asians in British  since November last.  these venues safe for patrons.  event space. Proof of a
        Columbia came together to  The participants at the  Since  the  proof  of  negative antigen COVID-19
        protest against the violence in  Surrey rally demanded action  vaccination requirement went  test within the previous 48
        Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur  against the father and son and  into effect, the province has  hours will no longer be
        Kheri district which erupted  the repeal of the farm laws.  reached two key milestones in  permitted as an alternative to
        on October 3, claiming the  A moment of silence was  its COVID-19 response, with  proof of vaccination.
        lives  of  nine  persons,  held at the start of the rally  more than 86.8 per cent of  Local medical officers of
        including four farmers.  and the victims' names were  individuals aged 12 and over  health still have the ability to
          Organised by Radical Desi,  read out on the occasion.  vaccinated with at least a first  issue Section 22 orders under
        an online magazine that   Raman    Kashyap,   a  dose and more than 81.9 per  the Health Protection and
        covers alternate politics, the  freelance journalist, who died  cent with two doses. The  Promotion  Act,  and
        rally was held on Friday right  during the violence that  majority  of  new  cases  municipalities may enact by-
        outside the Indian Visa and  followed the killing of the four  continue to be among the  laws,  to  target  specific
        Passport Application Center  farmers  was   also  unvaccinated, according to  transmission risks in the
        in Surrey.               remembered.             provincial data.        community.
          The participants demanded  Those in attendance held
        justice for the victims' families  out signs asking for justice to
        and the arrests of those  the victims.
        involved,  besides  the   Among the speakers were
        suspension of Union Minister  renowned  community     Telemarketer
        Ajay Mishra whose son    activists Rakesh Kumar,
        Ashish Mishra allegedly  Imtiaz Popat, Kulwinder            Required
        rammed into the protesting  Singh, Kesar Singh Baghi,
        farmers.                 media       personalities
          The farmers are protesting  Gurvinder Singh Dhaliwal,  Immediately
        against the farm laws which  Navjot Dhillon and Radical
        they believe threaten their  Desi director Gurpreet Singh.
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