Coronavirus: What happened on Sunday in Canada and around the world
Medical and health officials in British Columbia It is stated that people seeking relief from severe heat waves in the Lower Mainland this weekend should not be denied entry to the cooling center due to physical alienation or overcrowding.
Fraser Health and the Vancouver Coastal Health Department also suggested in a consultation report that the risks of high temperature may exceed the risks of COVID-19.
“If people wear masks and have difficulty breathing, they should remove them, whether indoors or outdoors, because wearing masks may affect thermal regulation during high temperature events,” the suggestion said.
On Friday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said in a joint statement that many pop-up vaccination sites will be moved to cooler indoor locations this weekend.
On Saturday, the town of Lytton in the southern inland of BC was the hottest place in Canada, with temperatures reaching 42.9 degrees Celsius. Environment Canada has warned that most and parts of the province will experience dangerous long-term heat waves. Alberta, Is expected to last at least until Tuesday.
in ManitobaOn Saturday, restaurants, gyms and hair salons will reopen with some restrictions.
These measures were made after the province exceeded its goal of getting 70% of Manitoba people with one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 25% of Manitoba people with two doses.
Provincial Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Jazz Atwal said that although some areas of Manitoba did not meet these targets, the province did not want to impose restrictions based on area.
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The provincial government is still urging residents to “continue to fundamentally observe public health order.”
The goal of provincial officials is to have at least 75% of eligible people get the first dose of the vaccine by August.
What’s happening in canada
As of 7 am Eastern Time on Sunday, Canada has reported 1,412,868 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 8,924 are considered active. The death toll on CBC News is 26,214. To date, more than 34 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been vaccinated across the country. CBC’s vaccine tracker.
Saskatchewan Statistics 61 new cases of COVID-19 infection and 1 death on Saturday. The province also stated that 70% of residents 12 years of age and older now have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
As of 8 AM on Saturday, young people aged 12 to 17 in Ontario live in designated delta COVID-19 variant hotspots Can book an accelerated second dose appointment.
Quebec Will move to The minimum alert level of the province’s color-coded COVID-19 alert system, Which allows for more relaxed restrictions on social gatherings and group sports.
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New Brunswick The public health department stated that a total of 76,000 doses of vaccine were injected in the past week. Highest 7-day rolling average Since the beginning of the epidemic.
Nova Scotia Report 11 new cases On Saturdays, they were all in the Central Health District.
Prince Edward Island Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison said that the province is Scroll forward It is planned to open to Atlantic Canada next Sunday.
inside North-west region, Non-resident tested positive In Haihe. Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Kami Kandola said that the case is related to overseas travel and there is currently no public health risk exposure.
What is happening around the world
According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, as of Sunday morning, more than 180.7 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide. Coronavirus tracker. The reported global death toll exceeds 3.9 million.
in India, On Sunday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) delivered a radio speech, emphasizing the need to vaccinate the country’s rural population and deal with vaccine hesitation.
To date, India has received more than 321 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Its goal is to fully vaccinate 300 million people or get 600 million doses by July.
Modi added: “For the whole year, well-known scientists work day and night, so we must have confidence in science and scientists, and explain the efficacy of vaccines to the rumors.”
Official data showed that the daily number of COVID-19 infections in India increased by 50,040 on Sunday because of growing concerns about the detection of highly contagious delta variants in certain states.
The official is Thailand After the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, it was announced on Sunday that indoor dining and gatherings of more than 20 people were banned in Bangkok.
Construction sites and work camps in Bangkok and southern Thailand are closed. These measures will last for 30 days.
Thailand has reported 3,995 newly confirmed cases and 42 deaths due to COVID-19.
Malaysia The nearly complete blockade that has been in place for one month will be extended indefinitely. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Sunday that the lockdown will not be relaxed unless there are fewer than 4,000 new cases per day, a vaccination rate of 10% and the need for intensive care in hospitals decreases.
The National News Agency quoted Muhyiddin as saying that he hopes this can be achieved by mid-July. The lockdown was originally scheduled to expire on Monday.
in Europe, United Kingdom Since the beginning of February, the number of new coronavirus infections has hit a new high because the national health service has launched a “rush action” to further increase the vaccination rate.
Government data on Saturday showed that another 18,270 people in the UK tested positive for the new coronavirus. In the past week, nearly 100,000 people tested positive, an increase of about 50% from the previous week.
Due to the delta variant, there has been a dramatic increase in daily cases in the past few weeks. This variant was first discovered in India and is believed to be more easily spread than the previous major strain.It accounts for almost all new cases in the UK