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Get the Facts Highlights community spread projections for COVID-19

Get the Facts | April 3, 2020

The Government’s is again urging the members of the public to do their part to reduce transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) by adhering to the prescribed social-distancing protocols as this remains one of the most effective defenses in combating the virus. Listen as the Ministry of Health and Wellness shares recommendations on how to reduce the spread of COVID19 within communities. 

Presenter: Anthony Morgan
Producer: Anthony Morgan
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