Canada & World

Latest Canadian updates: About 7% of COVID-19 cases require hospitalization

Top doctor says about 1% of cases are fatal; Ontario considers limiting gatherings to 5 people

Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany

Spain suffers its deadliest day as Germany considers April 20 to possibly loosen restrictions

World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases

The United States now has the most coronavirus cases of any country in the world

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US has most COVID-19 virus infections in the world right now

Pandemic is accelerating in cities like New York, Chicago and Detroit

World COVID-19 update, 5:30 a.m.: British PM tests positive; US Surgeon General not satisfied

Comprehensive world coronavirus news round-up as of 5:30 a.m., Friday, March 27

Canada COVID-19 update: Wage subsidies, rate cuts, possible charge for coughing

Latest collection of news briefs from around Canada, including how a fake note shut down a workplace

10 p.m. world COVID-19 update: Asian markets gain; US set to pass $2.2 trillion package

The first person in the U.S. to be infected through community transmission discharged from hospital

World COVID-19 5:30 p.m. update, March 26: Washingon governor says ‘we gotta pound it’

State may extend stay-at-home order; eight countries plea for sanction relief; Royals show support

World COVID-19 12 p.m. update: WHO chief urges aggressive action

Canada tries to persuade the U.S. to not deploy troops to border

Canada COVID-19 11 a.m. update: $192 million for vaccine development

Here are the latest stories on COVID-19 from around Canada

COVID-19 cases march higher despite restrictions and threats of punishment

Parliament on Wednesday approved the flow of $52 billion in direct financial aid to Canadians

CMHC expanding insured mortgage purchase program to $150B, up from $50B

Ottawa had a similar program to buy insured mortgages during the 2008-09 financial crisis

COVID-19 morning Canadian update: Cases nationwide climb to 3,500

Cattle, wheat and fruit producers weigh in on coronavirus impact

World COVID-19 5:30 a.m. update: 500,000 infections globally

South Korea provides banks with “unlimited” money; U.S. jobless rate could exceed Great Depression’s

COVID-19 major world updates, 9:30 p.m.: U.S. Senate approves $2-trillion relief package

A collection of the latest news stories from around the world, updated at 9:30 p.m., March 25.

World COVID-19 11 a.m. update: Infections in Italy level off

Comprehensive update on coronavirus from around the world

World COVID-19 3:30 p.m. update: WHO chief commends Trump

Comprehensive update on coronavirus from around the world

Pandemic-related supports coming for media and journalism, Trudeau says

Announcement follows closure of publications by one large newspaper chain in Atlantic Canada

UN chief urges $2 billion for vulnerable nations with virus

U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock announced a $60 million contribution from the U.N.’s emergency relief fund