Coronavirus: What happened in Canada and around the world on Monday
- business travel It is not expected to return to pre-pandemic levels soon.
- According to the “Times” report, the United Kingdom may tighten summer travel regulations for Spain.
- In the face of the COVID-19 surge, the Philippines will extend the curfew in Manila.
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The federal government expects to receive more than 2.3 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, as public health officials are preparing for a potential fourth wave of infections.
Ottawa has received more than 66 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, enough to completely immunize all eligible Canadians.
As of last Tuesday, the federal government has 6.7 million COVID-19 vaccines in its national reserve. If provinces and territories require more doses, they can draw from that number.
As the new COVID-19 vaccine is being shipped, Canada’s top doctors warned that if public health restrictions are lifted before the vaccination rate rises, the country may see a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases.
Dr. Theresa Tan told reporters on Friday that the latest national model for the trajectory of the pandemic suggests that the highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 may trigger the fourth wave of infections.
Tan said: “The trajectory will depend on the continued increase in the coverage of fully vaccinated and the time, speed and extent of reopening.”
“Although some recovery is expected as measures are relaxed, this updated model shows that if we maintain the current level of community-wide exposure, we expect cases to increase slightly.”
Tan said that the country’s COVID-19 infection rate could increase significantly if it reopens quickly before enough people are fully immunized.
She said: “We expect a sharp recovery by the end of the summer.”
She said Canada has reported an average of 640 new cases in the past 7 days, which is still 93% below the peak of the third wave.
As of Friday, 80.3% of eligible people have received the first dose of the vaccine, and now 63.7% have been fully vaccinated.
What happened in canada
- $86,000 fine Since the pandemic began, it has been issued to NB COVID-19 rule breakers.
What is happening around the world
According to reports, as of Monday morning, more than 198.3 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide. Johns Hopkins University. According to reports, more than 4.2 million people have died.
exist EuropeAccording to a report by The Times on Monday, the British government plans to warn holidaymakers not to travel to popular tourist destinations such as Spain due to fears of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This move may trigger the outflow of about 1 million British tourists who have already gone abroad, causing further damage to the tourism industry and a new blow to the summer tourist season in Southern Europe.
The Times did not specify any particular concerns that Britain has about Spain. Madrid has been hit by a more contagious variant of the Delta coronavirus, but its infection rate for seven consecutive days has declined last week.
A spokesperson for the UK Department of Transport declined to comment on the Times report, which was released on the day when the regulations were relaxed for fully vaccinated travelers from most parts of the United States and Europe.Canada is still “Amber” list Countries/regions where citizens still need to be quarantined for 10 days after arriving in the UK
inside middle EastThe UAE government said on Twitter on Monday that the UAE will begin to provide China’s national medicine COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 3 to 17.
The Gulf Arab countries, which have the highest immunization rates in the world, are already providing Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to children between 12 and 15 years of age.
exist AsiaA government official said on Monday that the Philippines will extend the night curfew in the capital Manila in response to a potential surge in cases of the COVID-19 delta variant.
Metro Manila has implemented a six-hour curfew from 10:00 pm, and will advance the curfew time by two hours to 8:00 pm
“We only ask for two weeks… The important thing is that our hospital will not be full,” Benjamin Abalos, the chairman of the regional governing body, said at a briefing.
From Friday to Monday, there are more than 8,000 new COVID-19 cases in the Philippines every day. The 8,735 infections recorded on Sunday were the highest level since May 28.
inside America, The United States will not lock down again to contain COVID-19, but “things will get worse” because the delta variant has contributed to a surge in cases, most of which are unvaccinated top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci Zhou Day representation.
Fauci said on the ABC program that a sufficient percentage of Americans are now vaccinated to avoid lockdown this week.
He said: “It is not enough to suppress the epidemic, but I believe it is enough to prevent us from falling into the situation of last winter.”
According to Reuters analysis, the average number of reported cases of the new coronavirus in the United States has almost doubled in the past 10 days.