New COVID-19 cases show downward trend for first time in months

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CBC News published this video item, entitled “New COVID-19 cases show downward trend for first time in months” – below is their description.

Canada’s chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, said that even with the challenges posed by the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus’s reproductive number has fallen below one for the first time in months. This means new infections are on a downward trend.

To read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.6204669

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