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Provinces not sitting on COVID-19 doses, national vaccine logistics lead says – CTV

April 8, 2021 OTTAWA — The military general leading Canada’s national logistical rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is shooting down suggestions that provinces are not moving doses out of freezers and into people’s arms fast enough. “I think provinces and territories do their very best to administer as rapidly and as effectively as possible vaccines to […]

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COVID-19 in the U.S.: How do Canada’s provinces rank against American states? – CTV

April 9, 2021 TORONTO — How do Canadian provinces and territories compare to American states in terms of COVID-19 cases? We’ve calculated reported cases per million people each day of the pandemic to get an idea of how the two countries stack up. Overall, even Canada’s highest-reporting regions are low compared to places south of […]

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What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday, April 9 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region Apr 09, 2021 What’s the latest? Southern Ontario hospitals are joining those in the Outaouais and cancelling non-emergency surgeries because of the strain caused by the pandemic’s third wave. The City of Ottawa says in a memo that it doesn’t have an adequate supply of vaccine to begin inoculating residents age […]

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Track how many people have been given the COVID-19 vaccine across Canada – CBC

The graphs and tables included in this story are updated throughout the day to reflect the latest information Jan 12, 2021 CBC News is tracking the data, so you can follow the progress as vaccines are rolled out across the country. CBC’s vaccine data comes from provincial and territorial websites, news briefings and releases, and the Public […]

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Coronavirus variant strains now dominant as Alberta’s third wave continues to grow – CBC

Alberta reports record 717 new COVID-19 cases linked to virus variants  Apr 08, 2021 Highly contagious variants of the coronavirus are now the dominant strains pushing Alberta’s third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, says the province’s top public health doctor. Alberta reported 717 new cases of COVID-19 linked to highly contagious variants of the coronavirus […]

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B.C. announces record-breaking 1,293 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths – CBC

People 65 and older can now register for their vaccine appointment Apr 08, 2021 B.C. has recorded 1,293 new COVID-19 cases, breaking a previously held single-day record. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry also announced on Thursday that the province will no longer be sequencing all positive COVID-19 cases to determine whether they are variants of concern, and instead […]

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As vaccinations increase, maintaining COVID-curbing behaviour is going to get more complicated – CBC

Clear health guidelines for vaccinated people could help maintain important social norms, writes Brooke Struck Apr 09, 2021 Wear a mask. Stay home. Wash your hands. Over the past year, we’ve all generally abided by these rules, even with fairly minimal risk of punishment for breaking them. Though coercive measures — such as fines or […]

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The Mental Health Pandemic Within the COVID-19 Pandemic – FNHA

A message from Dr. Nel Wieman, FNHA Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer​ First Nations people in BC have been contending with the extra challenges brought on by the pandemic for over a year, and the end is still a ways off – even with the exciting news of vaccines being rolled out across the province. […]

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Ontario orders hospitals to halt non-emergency surgeries as COVID-19 patients fill ICUs – CBC

‘Extreme pressure’ on critical care means elective procedures postponed as of Monday across most of province Apr 08, 2021 The Ontario government’s health agency is telling hospitals across most of the province to stop performing all but emergency and life-saving surgeries because of the growing caseload of COVID-19 patients, CBC News has learned. A memo […]

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MCK: Special Vaccination Clinic for 16 and 17 year old Community Members

(Kahnawake – 08, Onerahtókha/April 2021) The Kahnawà:ke COVID-19 Task Force (Task Force) wishes to inform the community that the Vaccination Center will be open next week on a special schedule to provide the Pfizer Vaccine to community members who are 16 and 17 years of age. Those who are eligible are being asked to register […]

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