Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
2 181 76 2,914 3,009
AB
29 437 80 7,651 8,132
SK
17 186 61 6,597 6,759
MB
52 366 76 7,287 7,570
ON
8 78 30 1,901 2,012
QC
0 14 5 702 728
Atlantic
0 0 0 10 16
North60
20 13 6 658 796
 

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Doctors call for cross-country circuit-breaker lockdown to stamp out COVID-19 spread – CBC

‘Every time we’ve made assumptions with this virus … we’ve gotten burned,’ Dr. Anand Kumar says

May 02, 2021

A number of doctors and researchers are calling for strict countrywide restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and more contagious coronavirus variants, saying that vaccines aren’t enough.

Dr. Anand Kumar, a Winnipeg intensive care physician and infectious disease specialist, signed his name to an open letter published in Macleans magazine on Friday calling for a “maximum suppression strategy” to tamp down the third wave surge that’s pummelling the country.

“Although we’re doing reasonably well with vaccination, we’re not doing so well that we can rule out a fourth wave if we ease up on restrictions early, and that would be one of the big concerns,” he said on CBC’s Rosemary Barton Live on Sunday.

“The other big concern, quite frankly, is that every time we’ve made assumptions with this virus … we’ve gotten burned. It’s thrown us a lot of curveballs.”

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-covid-19-third-wave-more-restrictions-1.6011082

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