“In theory, it’s something that’s doable and can be safe, but in practice, it is very difficult to do accurately,” says Dr. Susy Hota
As Canada’s COVID-19 numbers continue to surge, on November 20, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally said it: “a normal Christmas, quite frankly, is right out of the question.”
In the 10 months since the global pandemic began, more than 381,000 Canadians have contracted the virus and more than 12,000 have died. The Atlantic bubble has burst, with Newfoundland and Labrador and P.E.I exiting for at least two weeks in order to get case numbers under control. Nunavut, which had long had no COVID-19 cases, now has more than 120.
With increasing numbers and outbreaks, officials are reintroducing restrictions, shuttering gyms, restaurants and workplaces, and urging Canadians to curb any interactions with…