‘Strong resurgence trajectory’: Tam says Canada has entered fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic – CTV

August 12, 2021

OTTAWA — Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says the country is amidst a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as variants of the virus continue to spread, namely among the unvaccinated.

Tam said the national case count has taken a turn for the worse since the last modelling update two weeks ago.

“We have been closely monitoring increases in COVID-19 activity across the country. The latest national surveillance data indicate that a fourth wave is underway in Canada and that cases are plotting along a strong resurgence trajectory,” she said speaking to reporters on Thursday.

Read more: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/strong-resurgence-trajectory-tam-says-canada-has-entered-fourth-wave-of-covid-19-pandemic-1.5544501

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