Coronavirus: What happened in Canada and around the world on Monday
Quebec has once again relaxed restrictions on COVID-19 in parts of the province (including Montreal and Quebec City).
As of Monday morning, all areas previously classified as orange areas in the province’s pandemic alert system have been downgraded to yellow.
These include Montreal, Quebec City, Laval, Monterrey in the south of Montreal, the Laurentians, La Noudier, Estéry, Otavay and parts of Bath Saint Laurent.
This change means that people from two different families can gather indoors, outdoor team sports can resume, and more people can participate in weddings, funerals and religious ceremonies.
For more than a week, Quebec has reported less than 200 COVID-19 cases every day, and the number of hospitalizations has been steadily declining. On Sunday, health officials in the province reported two other deaths and 151 new cases of COVID-19.
Governor François Legault said that the province may further relax its public health measures in the next few days, but any changes need to be implemented gradually to avoid recurring cases.
-From Canadian media and CBC News, the last update time is 6 am Eastern Time
What’s happening in canada
As of early Monday morning, Canada had reported 1,402,125 confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 16,954 were considered active. The death toll on CBC News is 25,931. To date, more than 28.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been vaccinated across the country. CBC’s vaccine tracker.
In Atlantic Canada on Sunday, health officials reported a total of 16 new cases of COVID-19, including:
- Eight new cases COVID-19 in Nova Scotia.
- Seven new COVID-19 cases New Brunswick, The goal of first injection for 75% of patients is about to be achieved Qualified population in the province.
- A new case in Newfoundland and Labrador, Since late April, the province has had the lowest number of single-day cases.
No new COVID-19 case reports Prince Edward Island on Sunday.
in Ontario, Starting Monday, more people will be able to book an accelerated second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Those who received the first shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can now book a second shot in eight weeks. The Ontario government previously set a minimum waiting period of 12 weeks for people taking the first dose of AstraZeneca.
The province entered the first phase of its reopening plan on Friday, reporting another 7 deaths and 530 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.
On Sunday in the Prairie Province, Manitoba Reported seven deaths and 194 new COVID-19 cases.
Saskatchewan, Meanwhile, no deaths and 65 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.
in Alberta On Sunday, the province reported 1 death and 165 new COVID-19 casesThe update was released the day after Governor Jason Kenny announced the draw, in which three $1 million prizes will be given to Albertans who have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
There were no new COVID-19 cases reported throughout the north on Sunday Nunavut or North-west region. in Yukon Territory On Sunday, Dr. Catherine Elliot, Acting Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health, announced the COVID-19 outbreak in Whitehorse and said in a statement that there have been 6 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday.
“The epidemic is related to young people and adults who have not been vaccinated,” The statement says.
British Columbia The latest data covering the weekend later on Monday will be provided.
-From CBC News and Canadian media, the last update time is 7 am EST
What is happening around the world
According to the tracking website released by Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of early Monday morning, more than 176 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide. According to reports, the global death toll exceeds 3.8 million.
inside Asia Pacific Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that other G7 leaders expressed “firm support” for his determination to host the Tokyo Olympics next month, which made him feel relieved. Yoshihide Suga told reporters during the G7 summit in the UK that he explained to other leaders Japan’s commitment to ensure the safety of the Olympics through virus control measures.
“I feel relieved by the firm support of all other leaders,” Yoshihide Suga said before returning to Tokyo on Sunday. “I made up my mind again to make the Tokyo Olympics a success at all costs.”
in AfricaThe multilateral lender said that Kenya has received a US$750 million loan from the World Bank to support its budget and help the East African economy recover from the effects of the pandemic.
inside AmericaAccording to the US Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson must discard millions of doses of vaccines, which were produced in a troubled factory in Baltimore, but also cleared the right to use millions of doses.
inside middle East, The United Arab Emirates reported 1,837 new COVID-19 cases and 4 other deaths on Monday, Local media reports.
in EuropeThe German Ministry of Health stated that Johnson & Johnson must provide Germany with 6.5 million doses of vaccine in July to make up for the expected shortage in June.
Moscow will give away cars to residents vaccinated against COVID-19 to speed up the slow rate of vaccination.
-From Reuters, Associated Press, and CBC News, last updated at 7 am Eastern Time