Coronavirus: what happened on Sunday in Canada and around the world
When Manitoba was fighting the highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in Canada, the Premier of the province once again called on the US government to send unused doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the north of the border.
Prime Minister Brian Pallister said on Saturday that the province making plans Thousands of extra footage obtained from North Dakota was sent to Manitoba, but this was “whipped” by the White House, and the White House needed to approve this request.
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US President Joe Biden stated earlier this month that by July 4, the United States will share about 10% of its supply with other countries.
“So far, President Biden has rejected it. I said,’Let’s go, Joe.’ The correct answer is yes. We need your help, and now we need it.
The Federal Government will send another 50 contact trackers to the Minister of Innovation in Manitoba François-Philippe Champagne said in a tweet on Saturday.
Pallister’s comments came as the province reported 476 new cases Six people died on Saturday, including the first death in Manitoba after infection with a Brazil-related coronavirus variant.
Currently, there are 298 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the province, of which 74 are in the intensive care unit.
At the same time, Canada’s race for immunity to the widespread COVID-19 reached a milestone on Saturday, as data shows that half of the country’s population has been vaccinated with at least one dose of the vaccine to prevent the pandemic coronavirus.
Canada leads the United States in the proportion of vaccinations on Thursday, when only 48% of Americans received the first dose of vaccine.
Federal data shows that in the past week, an average of 330,000 Canadians joined the vaccinated population every day.
Despite the progress, CBC’s vaccination tracker Federal data shows that less than 5% of citizens are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
What happened in Canada and around the world
As of 7 a.m. EST on Sunday, Canada has reported 1,355,765 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 55,277 are active cases. CBC News counted the death toll at 25,203.
Ontario Reported 1,794 new cases Twenty people died on Saturday.According to the COVID-19 report, the number of hospitalizations continued to decline, with 1,207 patients in the province, including 706 patients in the ICU Provincial data.
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Quebec 505 new cases were reported on Saturday, the lowest increase in a single day since September 23, and there were 7 new deaths.
New Brunswick Two new COVID-19 cases were reported on Saturday.The update is the day after the province’s chief health officer, Dr. Jennifer Russell, announced that there is a second person in the province Died of a rare blood clot Related to the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine.
Nova Scotia 64 new cases and 1 new death were reported, and Newfoundland and Labrador Four new cases have been reported. Prince Edward Island No update has been provided.
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in the north, Nunavut A new case of COVID-19 was reported on Saturday.There are 39 active cases in the territory-Iqaluit has 38 cases and Prime Minister Joe Savikataaq has 1 case in Kinngait Tweet. Yukon Territory with North-west region The latest data for the day is not yet available.
Saskatchewan 180 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported on Saturday, and Alberta Recorded 621 cases and 6 new deaths.
British Columbia Friday report 420 new cases And six related deaths.
What happened around the world
The tracking dashboard of the US-based Johns Hopkins University shows that as of Saturday afternoon, more than 166.7 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide. The reported global death toll exceeds 3.4 million.
Indian If new COVID-19 cases continue to decline, the capital of New Delhi will begin to relax the strict lockdown on the flu pandemic next week.
The United States reported on Sunday that 240,842 new infections were infected across the country within 24 hours, the lowest level of new cases per day in more than a month. It also reported 3,741 deaths due to this disease.
For several weeks, India has been fighting the second wave of disastrous COVID-19 war, which has paralyzed its health system and caused a shortage of oxygen supply.
New Delhi, one of the worst-hit cities, was sealed off on April 20, but new cases have fallen in recent weeks, and the positive test rate has fallen below 2.5% from 36% last month, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said .
Keirival said at the press conference: “If the case continues to decline for a week, then from May 31, we will start the unlocking process.”
in TaiwanAccording to the local epidemiological control center, officials reported another 457 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Sunday and another 6 deaths from the disease.
Since the pandemic, Taiwan is in its worst outbreak. The center said the total number of confirmed cases on the island has risen to 4322, including 23 deaths.
Chen Zongren, deputy director of the center, confirmed that the current three-level alert will be extended to May 28.
Under the four-level alarm system on the island, level 3 requires people to always wear masks when leaving home. It is forbidden to hold gatherings of more than 5 people indoors, and gatherings of 10 people outdoors.