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N.B. reports 95 new COVID-19 cases. Province's health minister urges people to hold off making any Christmas travel plans until Monday when the province is set to release it's COVID winter plan. cbc.ca/1.6270812
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WATCH LIVE: U.S. President Joe Biden outlining new measures in light of omicron COVID-19 variant including new testing requirements for international air passengers @CBCnews cbc.ca/player/play/198009811…
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White House official tells CBC News that new U.S. COVID-19 travel restrictions will not apply to those crossing the Canada-U.S. land border. U.S. President Joe Biden to announce this afternoon all inbound international air passengers will need a test within one day of departure.
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Ontario reports 959 COVID-19 cases today, 8 new deaths. Province's 7-day new case average continues upward trend. It's now at 851 versus 691 a week ago. Province expected today to lower eligibility age for COVID booster shots to people 50+. Earlier story: cbc.ca/1.6270514
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Quebec has 1,146 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 722 recoveries. Province's 7-day average of new cases approaches 1,000, currently at 995. A week ago it was 777. Premier Legault says he's still optimistic about holidays, despite rising cases. Earlier story: cbc.ca/1.6270706
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