SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): June 30, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 10 million with over 5.5 million recovered and 504,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8 %. In Canada we have over 103,200 cases, 8,500 deaths and 66,000 (64%) recovered. Of the 28,500 presently active cases in Canada…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): June 17, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 8.3 million with over 4.3 million recovered and 446,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8%. Many countries are continuing to reopen aspects of their economies and loosen restrictions, and this is also happening in Canada. In Canada…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): June 3, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 6.5 million with over 3 million recovered and 383,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8 %. Many countries are continuing to reopen aspects of their economies and loosen restrictions and we are monitoring the results carefully. In…

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Statement from the COPSI Network Regarding COC & CPC Investment in Return To Sport

Statement from the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network regarding the announcement of a $5 million investment by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Own the Podium (OTP) for the phased return to high performance sport in Canada “We thank the COC, CPC and OTP for this most…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): May 21, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) General Statement on COVID-19 testing: In Canada, indications for conducting testing for COVID-19 have changed over the course of the pandemic, as case definitions have evolved, and testing kits have become more available. The high-performance sport sector in Canada is considering testing of high-performance athletes in controlled, ‘bubble’ environments.…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): May 20, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 5 million with 2 million recovered and 325,000 deaths. Mortality rate worldwide is at 6.52%. We are continuing to see prolonged second waves in countries that had relaxed their restrictions and some countries that had relaxed are now restarting more…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): May 6, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 3.7 million with 1,242,000 recovered and 258,295 deaths. There are documented cases in over 213 countries or territories. Mortality rate worldwide is at 6.93%. We are continuing to see prolonged second waves in countries that had relaxed their restrictions including…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): April 29, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 3.1 million with 975,000 recovered and 219,287 deaths. There are documented cases in over 213 countries or territories. While some countries have slowed the doubling rate of new cases and deaths, other areas in the world are seeing these rates…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): April 22, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 2.5 million with 690,000 recovered and 177,608 deaths. There are documented cases in over 213 countries or territories. While some countries have slowed the doubling rate of new cases and deaths (now at approx. 10 days in Canada), other areas…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): April 15, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 2 million with 490,000 recovered and 128,000 deaths. Physical distancing and self-isolation are in place in over 50 countries and affect over 2.3 billion people. While some countries have slowed the doubling rate of new cases and deaths, other areas…