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COVID-19: the basics

Blackburn News has compiled the basic information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from Ontario’s Ministry of Health.

The coronavirus is named after its shape which resembles the corona of a star. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Close COVID-19 call in CK

A well-known tennis coach from Chatham is breathing a sigh of relief after testing negative for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 pandemic declared by WHO

The World Health Organization says it is “deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction.”