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USask student Noah Little has launched a website tracking all cases of COVID-19 in Canada. (Photo: Screengrab, Global News)

USask unites: A USask student has launched a website tracking all cases of COVID-19 in Canada

Since the first cases of COVID-19 were announced in the province, members of the USask community have come together to support on another in these uncertain times.

Extraordinary circumstances have brought out extraordinary responses from members of our USask community. From frontline health-care workers to researchers looking for a solution to this global health threat, there are so many stories about people are working to make our home communities safer and healthy. Here are a few of the inspiring stories of our students, staff, faculty and alumni.

Second-year USask anatomy and cell biology student Noah Little has launched a website tracking all cases of COVID-19 in Canada.

“I was trying to see the cases across Canada and there really wasn’t a spot where I could see them all at once,” Little said in an interview with Global News.

Little said his reasons for starting the site aren’t work-motivated, though he is interested in a health-care career, possibly in medicine.

His methodology is simple. He’ll look at the daily schedule for provincial health news conferences, and plan his day around them. Whenever a COVID-19 case is reported, he adds it to his running tally.

Read more on this story at Global News.

Share your stories with us: We are collecting the stories of resilience and good spirit from our USask community. Please send story ideas and photos to news@usask.ca.

As a community it is critical that we support each other and remain respectful during what is a difficult time for all of us. Please follow all guidelines and take all precautions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in our community.

How you can help our students during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://alumni.usask.ca/news/2020/covid-19-how-you-can-help-our-students.php

For the latest developments and information about the University of Saskatchewan's response to COVID-19, please go to www.usask.ca/updates.

The University of Saskatchewan is undertaking critical research and contributing to global efforts to combat COVID-19. The University of Saskatchewan's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO-InterVac) is a world leader in developing vaccines and technologies to combat infectious diseases. Your support of the COVID-19 Research Fund supports the increased efforts of researchers at the University of Saskatchewan to develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19. Donate now.

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