2021-03-01 BC

The big news was an immunization briefing, which I covered in a post of its own.

AZ vaccine

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommended against using the AstraZeneca vaccine in individuals aged 65 years and older, due to insufficient data.

Weekend Statistics

From today’s press release:

Fri/Sat: +532 cases
Sat/Sun: +508 cases
Sun/Mon: +438 cases

Over the weekend, +8 deaths, +13,339 first doses, +9,969 second doses, +42 B.1.1.7, +0 B.1.351.

Currently 236 in hospital / 65 in ICU, 4,464 active cases, 8,210 under monitoring, 74,776 recovered.