SMAC Sport Medicine Advisory Committee

Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Dec 9, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 68 million with over 47 million recovered and 1,550,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 5.2 %. In Canada we have over 423,000 cases, 12,700 deaths and 339,000 (80%) recovered. Some provinces continue to experience record numbers of cases…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Nov 16, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 52 million with over 36.7 million recovered and 1,290,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 5.2 %. In Canada we have over 278,000 cases, 10,700 deaths and 223,000 (80%) recovered. Canada is presently experiencing a significant increase in…

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

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 40.2 million with over 30.3 million recovered and 1.1 million deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 4.9 %. In Canada we have over 202,000 cases, 9,781 deaths and 167,112 (84%) recovered. The number of cases in Canada continues…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): August 13, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 20 million with over 13.5 million recovered and 746,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 7.4 %. In Canada we have over 120,000 cases, 8,900 deaths and 106,000 (89%) recovered. There are 4,685 presently active cases in Canada…

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

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 13.5 million with over 7.9 million recovered and 582,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8%. In Canada we have over 108,450 cases, 8,800 deaths and 72,000 (66%) recovered. Of the 27,500 presently active cases in Canada 97%…

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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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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…