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Good evening, here are the COVID-19 updates you need to know tonight.

Top headlines:

  1. As of 12:01 a.m. Monday, the Canada-U.S. land border reopens for non-essential traffic for the first time since March of 2020, when both countries imposed restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19
  2. High-risk Ontarians are now eligible to book their COVID-19 booster shots
  3. A federal appeals court in the United States temporarily halted the Biden administration’s vaccine requirement for businesses with 100 or more workers

Coronavirus data will be published Monday through Friday


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Photo of the day

After the event was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the New York City Marathon made a jubilant return on Sunday. Maria Fierro and Francisco Bastidas celebrate as they cross the finish line.Seth Wenig/The Associated Press


Coronavirus in Canada


Canada-U.S. land border: Beginning midnight tonight, fully vaccinated Canadians are now allowed to cross the Canada-U.S. land border, but pricey PCR tests are discouraging travellers.


Coronavirus around the world

  • In the United States, a federal appeals court temporarily halted the Biden administration’s vaccine requirement for businesses with 100 or more workers.
  • Britain is allowing early bookings for COVID-19 booster shots to speed up the rollout.
  • Spurred by the reopening of the land border between the United States and Mexico, hundreds of migrants are heading to Mexican border cities such as Tijuana, hoping to cross and seek U.S. asylum.

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More reporting

  • Left with no one to photograph during lockdown, Toronto-based photographer Laura Pedersen started taking self-portraits of the emotions she was trying to process

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