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  1. Most of the nursing home and retirement residents who died of COVID-19 in Canada died in facilities that lacked viruses and beds lacked hospitals
  2. Large companies submit new coronaviruses loan program must give Ottawa the option to own shares
  3. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp estimates that housing prices may fall up to 18 percent

In canada, 80,081 cases have been reported, more than double the number of 29 a few days ago. There is already too 40,956 recovery and 6,027 died. Health officials have managed 1,419,230 test.

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Around the world, 4,951,769 case has been confirmed; with 1,874,019 recovery and 325,633 died.

Source: Canadian data compiled from government websites, Johns Hopkins and COVID-19 Canada Open Data Working Group; International data come from Johns Hopkins University.

Coronavirus explanation: Important updates and resourcesCoronavirus on maps and chartsRules for locking and reopening plans in each province

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In Essen, Germany, a cafe owner sits next to a display mannequin. Livres Cafe uses dolls the size of dolls as containers to help maintain physical distance. (Ina Fassbender / AFP via Getty Images)


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53 percent

More than half of cases and deaths in Indonesia Canada is a woman, contrary to global trends, new research shows. Overall, women are responsible for 53 percent of deaths.

  • In Quebec, 54.9 percent of deaths occur among women; in Ontario, 54.4 percent.
  • In Portugal and Finland, the proportion of female deaths is 51 percent.
  • In the United States, Sweden, France and the United Kingdom, the proportion of female deaths is between 40 and 44 percent.

A higher proportion of women who die may be linked to long-term care home outbreaks, which are constitutes the majority of all deaths in Canada. In Ontario and Quebec, 70 percent of the population are women. More than 80 percent of personal support workers and nurses who work at high risk of infection in long-term care homes are also women.

Coronavirus in Canada

At least there is now 2,630 inpatient cases, a 14% down from a week ago. From them, 370 in intensive care.

  • Pushed to the forefront by the latest comments from Ontario Minister of Education that teachers must manage real-time learning, a debate has arisen how teachers can and must connect with their students. Province urges passengers to wear face masks on the way.
  • In British Columbia, nearly 600 vulnerable people have been moved from camps to temporary housing, the government said.
  • Starting on Friday, outdoor meetings are limited up to 10 people from three families will be allowed in Quebec, as long as they maintain physical distance. Starting June 1, the dentist’s office and hair salon outside the Montreal and Joliette regions can be reopened.
  • Starting immediately, international travelers arrive at two airports in Jakarta Alberta will be charged temperature check mandatory, and must present a plan of self-isolation.
  • Starting on Friday, visitors are busy Manitoba will a maximum of 25 people for indoor meetings, up from the current 10 person limit.
  • Starting June 1, seasonal visitors to Prince Edward Island will allowed into the province. Individuals will be asked to provide travel documents and property ownership, and plan to isolate themselves.
  • All except seven Newfoundland and LabradorCoronavirus cases have been restored, the province said. Nearly two weeks have passed without a new case.

Theresa Tam issued a recommendation today for Canadians to wear non-medical masks when physical distance is not possible.

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  • Non-medical face masks are a additional actions to be used when physical distance is not possible. Hygiene measures, such as washing hands frequently, and staying at home as much as possible, are still needed.

The Prime Minister said he would wear a mask on Parliament Hill when physical distance is not possible.

Also today: Trudeau is open to “Hybrid” parliament, where some MPs are physically in the room while others participate virtually. Opposition parties support this approach.

Long-term care home: Thousands of elderly people were sent home from hospitals to nursing homes and nursing homes to make room in hospitals.

As a result, it seems that most of the residents of nursing homes and pensions are giving up on COVID-19. died in a virus-stricken facility, lacked staff, while many hospital beds are opened for coronavirus patients to sit empty.

And: The Wu-Tang clan raising money to help three Ottawa charities “win” over COVID-19. The New York-based rap collective announced its official partnership with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, the Ottawa Food Bank and the Ottawa Mission shelter on Wednesday

Coronavirus worldwide

  • WE. the researchers found a series of tests monkey develop natural immunity to the corona virus after surviving infection, and that vaccines protect animals from infections in the laboratory.
  • Experts believe China will struggle to fulfill it Promise climate of the Paris Agreement by 2020, because this country is likely to pivot into carbon intensive projects to repair the economic damage caused by the pandemic.
  • In his latest Plague Diary entry, The Globe’s Eric Reguly reports from Italy when the shops reopened and the streets were full of people. “Epidemiologists and hospital bosses, and some enlightened politicians, warn that a second outbreak – and lockdown – It is inevitable, “he wrote.
  • WHO DInspector General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the agency was “very concerned about the increasing cases in low and middle income countries,” because many countries are rich has begun to reduce locking.
  • Watch: English Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a contact tracking Programs for people who test positive for COVID-19 will take effect on June 1.

Coronavirus and business

Finance Minister Bill Morneau released new details for LEFF, a loan program for large entrepreneurs with incomes of more than $ 300 million that cannot afford funding.

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  • Borrower cannot pay executives more than $ 1 million a year until the loan is repaid.
  • Unsecured loans will start at $ 60 million, and will be offered at a price of 5 percent per year in the first year8 percent in the second year, and then an increase of 2 percent per year thereafter.
  • Receiver must give the government the option to buy ordinary shares through stock warrants or cash equivalents.

The Prime Minister stressed that the money was a loan from a last resort, not a bailout.

Also today:

  • Trudeau “very hopeful” the landlord will propose commercial rental assistance programs, delivered jointly by the federal and provincial governments. Applications open Monday.
  • Canada’s national housing agency estimates housing prices could plummet 18 percent and mortgage arrears could surge by up to 20 percent, an estimate that some economists and real estate experts say is a very poor assessment of the effect of a pandemic on the housing market. [For subscribers]

How can COVID-19 change the future of sports?

The Globe and Mail collects various ways COVID-19 and its side effects will change society. Sport is one of three parts of the series: The others are focused national, urban and foreign affairs, and business.

Question: What is the future of sports like?

Answer: That will be boom time for esports whereas some sports traditions – like kissing the Stanley Cup – will be completely eliminated.

As for the Olympics: Some of the rolling crises in the world meet noisily at the Olympics, and without a widely distributed vaccine, Tokyo’s game would be impossible. There are 10,000 or 12,000 athletes participating in the Olympics, plus thousands of coaches and support staff. Adding more people to the city turned it into a petri dish. Instead, writes Cathal Kelly, in the future, The Olympics must be centered on being a hub.

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Kind act

Illustration by Adam De Souza

First person: Solve riddles from puzzles that take up my time

I think I will never have time for a 1,000-piece puzzle. But with nowhere to go, I began to complete it and its activities makes me reflect on a bigger reason why is it consuming me.

In the end, the picture puzzle is proof of one’s character. You usually complete this arbitrary task, time consuming but ultimately it is useless without a better reason than not allowing yourself to be a quitter. I documented the trip on Facebook and received encouragement and congratulations on our success. It was reminiscent of the praise that my mother would hoard me for my handmade Mother’s Day card.

Have you witnessed or acted in kindness in your environment? Share your stories, photos and videos and they may be included in The Globe and Mail. Email [email protected]


🍞 For bakers who have mastered the basics: This new cookbook offers many culinary challenges

  • Residents of the New World by Bryan Ford: Improve with a clear explanation of the beginning of sourdough, instructions for building levain and kneading techniques, along with many recipes for classic bread.
  • Bloom and Cake by Amy Ho: Master decorates with those fiddly buttercream flowers.
  • New Homemade Kitchen: This book covers everything from slaughtering at home to making your own dry vermouth, halal sriracha and pickles, and recipes.

More Globe reporting and opinion

  • Light up for Trudeau use COVID-19 assistance to combat climate change. But how? [For subscribers]
  • André Picard: “That’s an important part of the message: Cover your face is in addition to other public health measures – washing hands, cough etiquette, keeping a physical distance, staying at home if sick – not doing those things. “
  • Emilio Grandados Franco: “After Big locked Great Transformation will appear, a series of major changes to what has been described as “the old normal.” If we remain passive to the risks that arise, we may lose the historical opportunity to form the new normal we want than we will live with. “
  • Cirque du Soleil The financial collapse claimed new victims as a group of contract employees for the famous circus group saying they had not been paid for the work they did before the coronavirus pandemic closed live entertainment worldwide.
  • “Alberta museum are collecting artifacts related to pandemics, such as photographs, hand sanitizer bottles and homemade face mask patterns, as they work to record life in the province during the COVID-19 outbreak. “

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