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French tourism seeks new boost with Disneyland reopening

French tourism seeks new boost with Disneyland reopening

PARIS (AP) — France's tourism sector is taking a further step toward normality with the reopening of Disneyland Paris, two weeks after the country reopened its borders to vaccinated visitors from across the world.
Slovakia's Vavro tests positive for coronavirus at Euro 2020

Slovakia's Vavro tests positive for coronavirus at Euro 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Slovakia defender Denis Vavro and a member of the team’s coaching staff have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the European Championship match against Sweden, coach Stefan Tarkovic said Thursday.
WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president ordered authorities to speed up the country's vaccination campaign as the World Health Organization warned Thursday of the need to increase social restrictions in the country amid a fresh surge of coron

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, June 17, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 17, 2021. There are 1,405,146 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,405,146 confirmed cases (14,148 active, 1,364,997 resolved, 26,001 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, June 17, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 476,411 new vaccinations administered for a total of 30,377,864 doses given.
COVID-19 vaccination rates on the Prairies grow slowly after rush of keeners

COVID-19 vaccination rates on the Prairies grow slowly after rush of keeners

WINNIPEG — The rush to get initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the Prairies appears to be weakening — not stalling but definitely slowing down — with the rate of the eligible population getting a first shot hovering around 70 per cent in the three
B.C. public health officials prepare to manage COVID-19 differently in the future

B.C. public health officials prepare to manage COVID-19 differently in the future

VANCOUVER — The future of COVID-19 could look a lot like seasonal flus or other common illnesses like measles or pneumonia, British Columbia's deputy provincial health officer says. Dr.

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Get a jab, win a condo: Hong Kong tries vaccine incentives

Get a jab, win a condo: Hong Kong tries vaccine incentives

HONG KONG (AP) — Like many in Hong Kong, Jason Chan had no immediate plans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. For the finance professional, there seemed to be no pressing need, with travel restrictions still in place and no major outbreak at home.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 476,411 new vaccinations administered for a total of 30,377,864 doses given.