The first ship of the Pfizer-Bioentech Covit-19 vaccine, approved for use in Canada, will arrive in the country on Sunday night, the military commander who led the national vaccine distribution effort said.
The bulk of the vaccine processed in Europe is due Monday, Major-General. Said Danny Ford in an interview Rosemary Barton Live.
Once distributed, the provinces will provide the vaccine to those in priority population groups, including front-line health workers and long-term care residents.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said last week that “the first 30,000 doses are expected to arrive in a few days” and he expects the vaccine to reach 249,000 doses by the end of this month.
Watch | Major-General. Danny Ford says the vaccine will start coming in tonight:
Canada’s chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tom, said on Sunday that it was releasing “focused” reports on the immunization campaign, answering questions and addressing “increasing levels” of misinformation about vaccines.
In Sunday StatemanHe said one person is likely to have a severe adverse reaction to the vaccine, but added that “the chances of this happening are very rare – usually less than one in a million”.
“Canada has a well-established vaccine protection monitoring system. Once the vaccine enters the market, Health Canada and Canada’s Public Health Agency will work with provinces, territories and manufacturers to monitor any adverse events after vaccination,” he said.
What’s going on across Canada
As of 3 p.m. Sunday, Canada’s COVID – 19 cases stood at 459,027, with 73,570 cases still pending. The death toll stands at 13,409, according to CBC News provincial reports, regional health information and CBC reports.
In British Columbia, About 200 mink have died on a farm in Fraser Valley, east of Vancouver, where a Govt-19 eruption was reported a week ago.
In Alberta, The new restrictions announced by the province earlier this week went into effect at midnight. Restaurants, pubs and bars are closed starting Sunday for personal service. Permission for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup. Restrictions will be in place until at least January 12th.
Manitoba COVID-19 reported 273 new cases and seven more deaths on Sunday. The province has also appealed to residents who do not qualify for the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is reserved for front-line health workers, as more calls are creating delays in booking procedures.
Saskatchewan 222 new cases and three deaths were found. In Regina, meanwhile, police say two organizers of an anti-masquerade protest have been fined $ 2,800 for violating provincial health orders.
Ontario 1,677 new cases and 16 additional deaths have been reported. New figures come as the province prepares to impose tougher restrictions on the two regions, starting with midnight on the Windsor-Essex – region of York, north of Toronto.
Watch | Ontario to launch COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday:
Quebec 1,994 new cases and 33 deaths have been reported.
New Brunswick Two new cases have been reported.
Nova Scotia Added six new cases, all of which were previously announced cases or those that traveled outside Atlantic Canada. Meanwhile, Quick Test is now available in Antigonish and Halifax.
Newfoundland and LabradorThe active caseload dropped to 22 due to new cases and a lack of recovery.
What is happening around the world
As of Sunday morning, there were more than 71.8 million cases of Govt-19 reported worldwide, of which more than 46.9 million had been recovered or resolved, according to a surveillance tool maintained by Johns Hopkins University in the United States. More than 1.6 million.
In Asia, South Korea has set another record with its daily corona virus number of 1,030 as authorities struggle to suppress the spread of the virus. About 80 percent of the new cases are found in densely populated Seoul, where authorities have closed nightclubs and other dangerous places, banned dinner and taken other measures to slow the spread.
In Europe, Elderly residents of Scottish nursing homes will begin receiving the corona virus vaccine from Pfizer-Bioendech on Monday. Scottish officials said on Sunday that after 5,000 health care workers and vaccinators in the UK received footage, residents and nursing home staff would be next acquitted.
In United StatesThe United States has more than 16 million cases of COVID-19 than any other country in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States leads in corona virus-related deaths of more than 297,600.
In Africa, Algerian President Abdelmatzi Debn has made a sudden reappearance almost two months after he returned from public view after recovering from COVID-19. DeBowen, who fell ill in late October and left for treatment in Germany, said in a video message that he could take several more weeks to return to North Africa.