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WATCH | The U.S. will reopen its land border to Canadians starting in November:
Saskatchewan has a record number of COVID-19 patients in its intensive care units.
Provincial health officials reported a total of 80 COVID-19 patients in ICU Tuesday, eclipsing the previous record of 79 set days before.
The province also listed 268 people with the virus under in-patient care, with 75 per cent of all those hospitalized not fully vaccinated.
Two people died of COVID-19 as well, bringing Saskatchewan’s death toll since the pandemic began to 753.
As of Tuesday, 4,450 cases were considered active across Saskatchewan. The seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases sat at 487, or 40.4 new cases per 100,000 people.
What’s happening across Canada
Quebec health minister won’t budge on Friday’s vaccine deadline for health-care workers.
Ontario teacher says he faced suspension without pay for wearing N95 mask in class.
‘Additional measures’ may be coming to slow COVID spread in northern B.C., says Henry.
Saskatoon police lay 1st charge in connection with People’s Party election night event.
New Brunswick church shut down for non-compliance after Sunday service.
OK to have shots for both COVID-19 and flu, P.E.I. health officials say.
WATCH | Getting a flu shot this year may be even more important than usual:
What’s happening around the world
As of Wednesday morning, about 238.8 million cases of COVID-19 had been reported worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus-tracking tool. The reported global death toll stood at more than 4.8 million.
In Europe, Russia reported a record daily rise in coronavirus-related deaths for the second day running on Wednesday, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths that has led the Kremlin to demand that authorities speed up the pace of vaccinations.
Russia’s coronavirus task force reported 984 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest single-day toll since the start of the pandemic, as well as 28,717 new infections in the last 24 hours.
In the Asia-Pacific region, airlines are ramping up flights and ticket offers as some of the world’s strictest pandemic-related travel rules begin to ease.
In the Americas, NBA star Kyrie Irving can keep refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but he can’t play for the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets announced Tuesday that Irving wouldn’t play or practice with the team until he could be a full participant, ending the idea he could play in only road games. Under a New York City mandate, professional athletes playing for a team in the city must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to play or practice in public venues.
WATCH | Texas governor outlaws vaccine mandates: