A look at the biggest and best news items from this past week in Ottawa, Canada.
More than 20 million Canadians have been affected by the coronavirus, which is spreading quickly across the country and threatening to overwhelm health care systems across the world.
It’s also spreading faster than expected, leaving doctors scrambling to find and treat those hardest hit.
Here’s a look at some of the biggest news stories from the past week: * March 2: New coronaviruses are the first to be discovered in the United States and Canada.
They are linked to an outbreak in a remote village in central Australia, where a young woman died and hundreds of others were infected.
Officials in Victoria say they have confirmed more than 10,000 new cases and more than 500 deaths.
The coronavira outbreak is now the second-largest outbreak in the world, after one in Japan, and more severe than the one in Italy and the United Kingdom.
(Associated Press) * March 1: The coronaval virus is the first new virus to be detected in the U.S. since January, when the virus first was discovered in New York.
More than a million Americans are now infected, and authorities are warning people to stay home, close windows and close all public places.
(AP) * February 28: New strains of coronaviremia have been discovered in Canada, including one linked to a case in Quebec City.
The virus, first detected in a village in the remote southeastern province of Alberta, has since been traced to the Quebec City area.
(Reuters) * Feb. 27: A New Jersey man was infected with coronaviral disease.
A new strain of coronivirus is causing a spate of infections in Canada and the U., according to a report from Canada’s health minister.
(Cheryl R. Young) * Jan. 30: New cases of coronvirus are confirmed in three provinces in Canada.
The first coronavirochirus outbreak is linked to Quebec City, and the virus is spreading fast, prompting a national alert.
Canada is the hardest hit, with more than 11,000 cases.
(The Associated Press) Jan. 29: New infections in Alberta, Nova Scotia and Manitoba are linked.
The latest cases in the province and the first coronovirus cases in Canada are linked, according to the Canadian health ministry.
The disease has spread to a dozen other provinces and territories.
(CBC News) Jan. 28: Quebec’s health department reports a new coronavid strain has been detected in Quebec.
Quebec has recorded more than 1,500 cases and is now at risk of having a new strain, which could spread to other provinces.
(Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press)