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The latest developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

Last Updated Sep 22, 2020 at 9:54 am EDT

FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 particle isolated from a patient, in a laboratory in Fort Detrick, Md. Coronaviruses, including the newest one, are named for the spikes that cover their outer surface like a crown, or corona in Latin. Using those club-shaped spikes, the virus latches on to the outer wall of a human cell, invades it and replicates, creating viruses to hijack more cells. (NIAID/NIH via AP)

OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern):

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The federal Public Health Agency of Canada says it will release updated modelling today on the spread of COVID-19.

The agency’s predictions will provide a look at what the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths might be in the short-term, based on how the virus has been spreading in recent days.

Their new figures come amid rising case counts that have seen some jurisdictions already say they are officially into a second wave of the pandemic.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 22, 2020

Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press