Pregnant people in Ontario are now able to book a COVID-19 vaccine after the Ministry of Health on Friday announced pregnancy had been moved up to the “highest risk” category in the provincial rollout. Obstetricians had for days been calling on the government to prioritize expectant mothers for vaccination after...
The province is reporting 254 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan with one new death. The latest person to die is someone in their 50’s in the Southcentral zone. The new cases are located in the Far North West (14), Far North East (9), North West (18), North Central...
As an update from the Saskatchewan Health Authority promised earlier this week, the eligibility for vaccine appointments has been lowered to include residents aged 44 or older, effective beginning today. As an update from the Saskatchewan Health Authority promised earlier this week, the eligibility for vaccine appointments has been lowered...
Québec health and social services minister Christian Dubé provided an update on COVID-19 vaccination efforts across Québec on April 22. The AstraZeneca vaccine is now available to Québec residents age 45 and older. People with chronic illnesses and a very high risk of complications from COVID-19 are being vaccinated in hospitals....
Canada could be administering 3.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week, but well into what the federal government has coined the ‘ramp-up’ phase of Canada’s vaccine rollout, the number of shots coming into Canada most weeks is still below what provinces and territories are capable of putting into arms,...
Quebec’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign is being expanded to include people with chronic conditions as well as people with mental and physical disabilities and their caregivers, Health Minister Christian Dubé announced Thursday. It’s the last priority phase before the campaign moves to the general public, which will likely be at the...
Saskatchewan's COVID-19 vaccination booking system will be available to residents 44-years and older, starting at 8 a.m. Thursday. This applies to all of Saskatchewan except for those in the Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District, where age eligibility remains at 40 and older. The province said the age range applies to all immunization...
A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for thousands of workers at a southern Alberta beef-packing plant has been postponed due to a lack of vaccine. Immunization at the Cargill plant was introduced as part of Phase 2C of the province’s vaccine roll-out plan in early April. The clinic, which was scheduled to open...
Ontario is reporting 4,212 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 429,123. Wednesday’s case count has jumped back into the 4,000s after Tuesday recorded 3,469 new cases, although more tests were processed. Prior to that, cases were above 4,000 for the last six days. According to Wednesday’s...
One day after lowering the age eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine in Manitoba, the province has once again opened up eligibility to allow more Manitobans to book appointments at supersites and pop-up clinics. On Tuesday afternoon, the eligible age to book a vaccine appointment for Manitobans was lowered to 52...