Quebec is recommending a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for people who have weak immune systems, who are on dialysis or who have received vaccines not approved in Canada, the Health Department said on Monday, August 30, 2021.
Provinces continued to expand their COVID-19 vaccine rollouts on Sunday, March 14, 2021, amid what Canada's chief public health officer described as a recent increase in the number of new cases across the country.
Canada's chief public health officer said on Sunday, February, 21, 2021, that the collective efforts to fight COVID-19 are paying off, even as the country sits at a 'critical juncture' in the fight against fast-spreading variants.
Ontario unveiled plans to expand its COVID-19 vaccination rollout to more target groups on Sunday, February 14, 2021, ahead of an expected boost in nationwide shipments of the Pfizer vaccine that could lend ammunition to the provinces' fights against the spread of contagious variants.
Some provincial authorities saw encouraging signs in the fight against COVID-19 on Monday, January 18, 2021, even as experts warned that it's too soon to draw conclusions from the data and provinces scrambled to deal with a looming shortage of Pfizer vaccines.
Ontario residents dealt with their first day under a stay-at-home order on Thursday, January 14, 2021, while federal officials warned that access to vaccines in Canada will remain a challenge until at least April.
Canada surpassed 15,000 COVID-19 deaths on Monday, December 28, 2020, and at least one infectious disease expert says the somber milestone should be a wake-up call to anyone who thinks the dangers of the disease are overhyped.