Global National: Oct. 13, 2020 | Alarming new COVID-19 upticks in some provinces

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Dawna Friesen reports on the upticks in COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, while Mike Le Couteur looks at the concerns about Ontario hospitals becoming overcrowded due to COVID-19. Eric Sorensen has more on why Johnson & Johnson suspended its COVID-19 vaccine trial, and why experts say it might be a good thing. Jackson Proskow looks at how COVID-19 cases are climbing in the U.S., and how dozens at a Trump event in Minnesota have now tested positive for the virus. Heather Yourex-West reports on the new predictions about when oil demand will peak, and what this could mean for the province of Alberta. Plus, Mike Drolet has the story on a group of teenagers who won an award for creating an app that helps people with dementia. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews

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