Coronavirus: What happened in Canada and around the world on Thursday
The Manitoba students studying across the province will learn whether to return to the class later on Thursday, and just a few days later, the entire Alberta students are back to school.
Students in grades K-12 in Winnipeg and Brandon, as well as students in dozens of schools in the Garden Valley and Red River Valley School Districts, are doing distance learning-and will continue until at least May 30. Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin plans to list student expectations next Thursday. Provincial Minister of Education said.
When entering online education, the number of cases facing the Prairie Province has increased sharply. Manitoba reported another death on Wednesday. 312 new COVID-19 cases, The number of new cases in a single day continues to maintain the recent downward trend. But health officials warned that the province’s medical system is still under tremendous pressure, especially in intensive care.
As of the last update, the province has had 318 hospitalized. So far, the province has sent 28 of its most serious COVID-19 patients out of the province to free up ICU beds. More patients are planned to be transferred in the next few days, but officials have yet to provide details on how many people will be shipped out of the province.
The planned school transfer plan in Manitoba is the latest in a series of announcements by officials across the country who have been offering reopening plans, including the most recent one. B.C.’s four-step plan.with one Alberta’s three-phase plan.
-From CBC News and Canadian News Agency, the latest update time is 7:45 AM Eastern Time
What happened in Canada
As of 12:55 US Eastern Time on Thursday, Canada has reported 1,369,683 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 43,443 are active cases. CBC News’s death toll counts at 25,390. So far, more than 22.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been vaccinated nationwide, According to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Vaccine Tracker.
in Quebec On Thursday, health officials reported 436 new cases of COVID-19 and another 10 deaths.
in OntarioOn Thursday, health officials reported 1,135 new COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths. The number of hospitalizations was 1,072, of which 650 were hospitalized due to COVID-related diseases.Students in Ontario are still learning remotely and there is no obvious sign Whether and when they will return Go to the classroom.
in the north, Nunavut No new cases were reported on Thursday. According to a report by Prime Minister Joe Savikataaq, the new recovery measures have reduced the number of active cases in the area to 21. Health officials in the Yukon and Northwest Territories have not yet provided the latest information for the day.
Thursday in Atlantic City, Canada, Prince Edward Island Prime Minister Dennis King and the top doctors in the province unveiled Provincial reopening plan.
Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison said at a Thursday briefing: “The transition is challenging and it will not change in the coming months.” “How do we treat each other and how we will treat each other in the coming weeks. The kindness, patience and respect shown by others cannot be ignored.”
PEI did not report new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. It plans to conduct a five-step reopening plan with an estimated start date of June 6.
in Newfoundland and Labrador, Health officials reported 6 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Nova Scotia with New Brunswick The latest data for the day is not yet available.
Saskatchewan At the same time, report 151 new COVID-19 cases One more died on Wednesday.
in British Columbia, Meanwhile, health officials report 250 new COVID-19 cases And three other people died.
–From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News and Canadian News Service, the latest update time is 12:55 pm Eastern Time
What happened around the world
Johns Hopkins University reported in the coronavirus tracking tool that as of early Thursday morning, more than 168.4 million COVID-19 cases had been reported worldwide. The reported global death toll is close to 3.5 million.
The director of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a Thursday briefing that Africa accounts for more than 60% of the approximately 4.7 million cases. Africa Distributed in five countries: South Africa, which accounts for 34% of the total number of cases, followed by Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Egypt.
in Europe, France announced a mandatory quarantine period for people from the United Kingdom, because the region was the first to discover a highly contagious coronavirus in India for the first time.
The coronavirus infection rate in Spain has been declining for eight consecutive weeks and has begun to gradually weaken.
The British government said that a rapidly spreading variant of the new coronavirus may delay its plan to remove remaining social restrictions next month. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that “we may have to wait” beyond the originally planned June 21.
Health Minister Matt Hancock said it is too early to take this step.
inside America we President Joe Biden asked U.S. intelligence agencies to “double” their efforts to investigate the root cause of the COVID-19 pandemic.
inside Asia Pacific The area was once Australia’s worst COVID-19 hotspot. A seven-day lockdown was announced on Thursday, which is the fourth lockdown since the pandemic began. The lockdown in Melbourne and other parts of Victoria was raised to 26 infections in a new cluster in the city, including an intensive care unit infected person.
The Ministry of Health of Malaysia reported 7,857 new infections on Thursday, a record high, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 541,224. This is the third consecutive day that new cases have soared to more than 7,000. The total number of deaths soared to 2,491.
The Philippines will allow Pfizer’s BioNTech vaccine to be used urgently in children aged 12-15.
inside middle EastQatar said that as of Friday, leisure and education centers and restaurants will reopen with limited production capacity.
–From the Associated Press, CBC News and Reuters, the latest update time is 10:10 am EST