When the state was preparing to receive the first COVID-19 vaccine next week, the best health officials warned Canadians that they were not happy to prevent respiratory illness.
Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Teresa Tam, said on Friday that Canada is still on a “rapid growth” trajectory for COVID-19 cases, with 15,000 deaths from respiratory illness in another two weeks. He said it could reach close to people.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 13,250 deaths have been caused by the new coronavirus. Federal forecasts show that the current number of cases exceeding 448,000 could increase to an estimated 577,000 by Christmas Day.
By early January, hospitalizations and deaths could increase and an average of 12,000 new infections could be seen each day in Canada, “unless a significant reduction in contact rates is achieved,” Tam said. ..
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was approved by Health Canada on Wednesday, but Friday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “If you get COVID-19 today, a week or a month of vaccine won’t help.” Said.
To Manitoba, Qualified healthcare professionals can start booking on Saturday to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Winnipeg. Vaccinations will take place Wednesday through Friday on the University of Manitoba Radi Health Sciences campus.
According to a memo from the Manitoba Vaccination Task Force issued late Friday, the state is currently restricting access because there are only enough Pfizer vaccines to vaccinate about 900 people.
See | Tam talks about the burden on the healthcare system:
In the past week, an average of 2,900 COVID-19 patients have been treated in Canadian hospitals, including 565 in the intensive care unit, Tam said.
Canada plans to receive up to 249,000 double doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine by the end of the year.
Co-Chair of the Federal Task Force studying COVID-19 immunity warns that the arrival of the vaccine in Canada does not guarantee protection against the new coronavirus or signals that people’s lives will soon return to normal. doing.
Dr. Catherine Hankins told CBC House There are still too many unclear points about the effectiveness of COVID-19 immunity and vaccines, such as mask obligations and restrictions on social and business activities, to quickly surpass ongoing pandemic measures.
What’s happening all over Canada
As of 10:30 EST on Saturday, Canada has 450,714 COVID-19 cases, of which 73,228 are considered active. Based on state reports, community health information, and CBC reports, CBC News reported 13,268 deaths.
Health authorities British Columbia On Friday, we reported 737 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 more deaths. Friday’s report was the day after BC killed 28 COVID-19s, the state’s highest day, which state health director Dr. Bonnie Henry said was “the most tragic day ever.” The value.
See | A surge in COVID-19 cases fills hospitals in northern British Columbia.
Alberta On Friday, 1,738 new COVID-19 cases were reported, killing 18 people. State health director Dr. Dina Hinshaw said Thursday that the new regulations introduced this week should warn Alberta about how serious the pandemic has become.
The health care system “has problems and needs to work together to save them,” Hinsho said.
Public health authorities Saskatchewan We announced 246 new cases on Friday. The total number of known active COVID-19 cases in the state has now dropped to 4,547, after public health officials consider an additional 387 cases to have recovered.
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The state said the backlog of data reviews could increase the number of known active cases.
ManitobaThe Supreme Public Health Officer on Friday said the state’s mortality rate from COVID-19 has increased more than nine-fold since Thanksgiving. Dr. Brent Russan also announced an additional 447 infections and 14 deaths.
Ontarioof On Saturday, the Minister of Health reported 1,873 new cases of COVID-19. In a tweet, Christine Elliott said there were 522 new cases in Toronto, 436 in the Peel region, 185 in the York region and 109 in Hamilton.
The state announced on Friday that two more regions would be the first to be blocked on Monday. Windsor-Bars, shopping malls and gyms in the Essex and York areas will be closed and indoor dining in restaurants will be prohibited.
See | Two more areas in southern Ontario will be blocked.
The move will take place three weeks after the other most hit areas of the state, the Toronto and Peel regions, have been placed in the “gray” or blockade-level zones of the COVID-19 framework in Ontario. Since then, the number of cases in these areas has been steadily increasing.
The state government also said Middlesex-London, Simcoe Muscoca, and Wellington-Duffelin-Guelph will move to the red “control” zone. Ontario reported 1,848 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, killing an additional 45 people.
To QuebecHealth officials reported 1,713 new cases of COVID-19 and 53 additional deaths on Friday, bringing the state to deaths at 7,435. According to the state dashboard, COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased to 871 and 123 are receiving intensive care.
In Atlantic Canada Nova Scotia We reported nine new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, Newfoundland and Labrador Reported one new case.There were no new cases reported in Prince Edward Island On Friday.
New Brunswick Eight new cases were reported on Friday, and one more died. The state’s director of health, Dr. Jennifer Russell, said the Edmundston region was shifting to more restrictive “orange” level restrictions at midnight due to the spread of outbreaks.
Beyond the north Nunavut Territory We reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Everything is in the Arviat community, where the total number of active cases is 56.
Dr. Kami Kandra, Chief Public Health Officer Northwest TerritoriesIn a news release late Thursday, Yellowknife reported five travel-related incidents.
Yukon No new cases were reported on Thursday and no updates were yet available on Friday.
What’s happening all over the world
As of Friday night, more than 70 million COVID-19s were reported worldwide, of which more than 45 million are believed to have recovered or resolved, according to a tracking tool managed by Johns Hopkins University. I am. The death toll in the world has exceeded 1.5 million.
The· America The vaccine was approved by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday, with the first vaccination scheduled within a few days, a turning point in a country where the pandemic killed about 300,000 people. I am.
The first 2.9 million consultations this month are expected to be mainly for long-term care workers and the elderly in long-term care facilities.
To Europe, Another 761 people died of COVID-19 on Friday ItalyAccording to Johns Hopkins University, the virus killed 63,387 people in the country, just behind the 63,603 deaths in the United Kingdom.
France According to data released Friday by health officials, 13,406 COVID-19 cases have been enrolled in the last 24 hours, totaling over 2.35 million and hospitalizations have continued to decline.
Hospitalizations decreased from 256 to 24,975, and the number of patients in the intensive care unit decreased from 75 to 2,884, maintaining the first recorded slowdown in running on November 14.
Several attractions in Paris, such as the iconic Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower, will remain closed during the second phase of the nation’s release of the blockade, which begins on December 15.
To AfricaAlgeria’s President Abdel Majid Theboon celebrates his first year in office on Saturday, but he hasn’t been seen anywhere since he evacuated to Germany more than six weeks ago to treat COVID-19.
Cheong Wa Dae issued a statement on November 30 that Teboon has left a “specialized” medical facility and is in a recovery phase and should return “in the next few days.”
This statement exacerbated the mystery surrounding 75-year-old Teboon, his whereabouts, and his health. The clinic where he was treated was never published.
Teboon departed for Germany on October 28th.
Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday
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