Coronavirus outbreak: Case numbers rise in Canada; homeless at increased risk

March 18, 2020 By

The number of cases in Canada of COVID-19 continue to rise as of Saturday night, with Prince Edward Island reporting its first positive case and Quebec’s own total rising to 24 after seven new cases.

As Abigail Bimman reports, provinces are rolling out their own travel warnings, with each taking different measures in an effort to contain and combat the spread of the virus.

While some people are self-isolating or not attending public events, those most at risk – the homeless population – don’t have a place to protect themselves. Mike Armstrong reports on how this community could be impacted.

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