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
14 458 158 8,632 8,804
AB
9 1,046 185 20,082 20,311
SK
0 495 129 16,186 16,343
MB
4 901 155 25,118 25,283
ON
81 365 80 21,111 21,459
QC
86 115 26 13,653 13,793
Atlantic
0 14 9 4,614 4,658
North60
10 326 56 19,406 19,499
 

P.E.I. to get 100 doses of COVID-19 prevention drug Evusheld – CBC

Dr. Heather Morrison says drug only meant for use for immunocompromised individuals

May 05, 2022

A newly approved treatment which could prevent people with weakened immune systems from getting COVID-19 will soon be available in P.E.I.

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison said told CBC News: Compass on Wednesday the province will get 100 doses of the antibody therapy Evusheld.

“It’s for people who are … severely immunocompromised. But it can be used as another tool in the fight against COVID-19,” Morrison said.

“It is intended for limited use in very specific, high-risk populations.”

The drug, which was developed by AstraZeneca, is administered in two shots. Last month, Health Canada authorized its use for people who:

Are 12 or older and weigh more than 40 kilograms.
Are immunocompromised or for whom vaccination is not recommended.
Are not currently infected with or have not been exposed to COVID-19.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-immunocompromised-evusheld-drug-covid-19-1.6442658

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