Johnson & Johnson seeks COVID-19 vaccine approval in Japan

James Marshall
May 25, 2021

From May 22 to May 23, there were 325 new cases, and in the last 24 hours, there have been 293 new cases.

The rolling 7-day average is 383, the lowest since November 3rd.

"The human and health equipment resources we are providing will help to reduce the impact of this third wave of COVID-19 in Manitoba", federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said in a statement. The last time B.C.'s active caseload fell below 4,000 was February 8.

That will include an end to the so-called "circuit breaker" that was implemented back in March amid an alarming surge in cases.

Yukon's government is set to lift a variety of COVID-19 health restrictions on Tuesday, including allowing groups of up to 200 people to gather in and outdoors, provided physical distancing is in place. Since the pandemic began, there have been 142,347 cases in British Columbia.

"As we look to tomorrow and the announcement of the restart plan, we encourage everyone to stay the course today".

There are 3,953 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and of the active cases, 292 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19, 96 of whom are in intensive care. "Until tomorrow's announcement, there are no changes for individuals or businesses", says Henry and Dix in the statement.

But despite the progress seen over the last month, case numbers in B.C. remain high.

According to the province, over the last 72 hours, BC had 974 new confirmed cases of the virus.

New Brunswick, meanwhile, logged 15 new cases, majority in the Fredericton area.

Yes. The new guidelines recommended to the states say that persons with any other serious general illness requiring hospitalization or ICU care should also wait for 4-8 weeks before getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

"Our condolences are with the family, friends and caregivers of the people who have died as a result of COVID-19", Henry and Dix said.

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