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
20 334 120 5,844 6,092
AB
7 808 146 13,939 14,251
SK
6 414 107 13,489 13,668
MB
15 620 112 10,972 11,258
ON
29 157 46 3,542 3,761
QC
0 23 10 1,085 1,161
Atlantic
7 4 2 244 304
North60
0 134 29 4,151 4,256
 

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Third dose now recommended for First Nations people as breakthrough cases rise – PortageOnline.com

19 October 2021

Manitoba’s top doctor is now recommending more Manitobans get a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin announced Monday that it is now recommended that First Nations people living on reserve get the third dose. This includes an estimated 7,200 people. The third dose should be given at least six months after the last vaccine. The Integrated Vaccine Operations Centre, which is co-led by First Nations and the federal government, is being reactivated to oversee the third dose rollout and coordinate other supports that communities may need.

Dr. Marcia Anderson, is Public Health Lead with the First Nations Pandemic Response Coordination Team. She says about 82.6 per cent of residents on First Nations reserves are fully vaccinated, whereas about 64.5 per cent of First Nations people not living on reserves are fully vaccinated.

Read More: https://portageonline.com/local/third-dose-now-recommended-for-first-nations-people-as-breakthrough-cases-rise

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