DAY 17 - The COVID-19 Daily Podcast with Dave Trafford
This is DAY 17 of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what you need to know on Friday, March 27, 2020 Ottawa is taking a major step forward to support businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This might be the best news most Canadians have heard since the pandemic was declared on March 11th. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is prepared to subsidize salaries to help keep families and businesses afloat during the crisis. Also today.. COVID-19 has now killed more people in Canada than SARS 44 people died of SARS in Canada in 2003. As of Friday afternoon, 53 have died after testing positive for COVID-19. 18 people have now died of COVID-19 in Quebec. The province has more than 2,000 confirmed cases. British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19. He says he is showing minor symptoms. If you have a question…or A STORY ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE YOU WANT TO SHARE…send me an email. DAVE@DAVETRAFFORD.COM or connect with me on TWITTER @DaveTrafford. DISCLAIMER: THE VIEWPOINTS EXPRESSED IN THIS PODCAST REPRESENT THE OPINIONS OF THE HOST AND PARTICIPANTS AS OF THE DATE OF PUBLICATION AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL ADVICE AND BEST PRACTICES BY LEADING MEDICAL AUTHORITIES AS THE INFORMATION SURROUNDING THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IS CONSTANTLY EVOLVING.
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