Online booking tool for COVID-19 vaccinations to open on Tuesday
Online booking tool for COVID-19 vaccinations to open on Tuesday
Delhi: Centre flags anomalies in identification of vaccine beneficiaries
06 April, 2021, 07:13
Hernandez, 19, works at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant and said she sometimes feels uneasy at work because you never know which customers might have the virus, especially because people can be contagious even if they don't have COVID-19 symptoms.
Of the active cases, 318 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19, 96 of whom are in intensive care. "It is more important than ever to stay on track with our vaccination programs, continue to use all our layers of protection all the time and follow the provincial health orders and guidelines", provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said in a joint media statement.
The more people we can protect with vaccines, the more protection is extended to our communities, our province and Canada as a whole.
Today, we are reporting two periods: April 3 to 4, we had 999 cases, and in the last 24-hours, we had a further 890 cases for a two-day total of 1,889 new cases. The third phase opens amid a sharp surge in Covid-19 cases over the past month.
Since April 1, there have been 916 new confirmed COVID-19 cases that are variants of concern in our province, for a total of 3,559 cases (588 are active). That includes 2,771 cases of the B.1.1.7 variant associated with the United Kingdom, 737 cases of the P.1 variant associated with Brazil, and 51 cases of the B.1.351 variant associated with South Africa.
Hays County has tallied 671 COVID-19 cases over the past 21 days.
As case numbers remain alarmingly high, the province has been ramping up its vaccination efforts.
Gov. Phil Scott receives the Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in Montpelier on Monday.
That total includes 806,118 first doses - enough to protect almost 16 per cent of the province's population - and 87,472 second doses. "Therefore, those who got vaccinated also should not give up precautions like masks, two yards and frequent hand washing", he told reporters at a press conference in Jaipur.
The province is launching its new vaccine appointment registration system at 8 a.m. Tuesday, when anyone 71 or older and Indigenous residents 18 and older can book their shot.
He also acknowledged that a higher proportion of younger people are becoming ill from the disease.
Restaurants can only offer delivery and take-out services in the shutdown zone and no indoor dining will be allowed. Schools would remain open, Ontario's education minister said on Twitter, drawing criticism from teachers' unions.
The CDC advised that people celebrate by avoiding large crowds and gather with people in their immediate household. It is expected that the USA will surpass 100 million people who have received at least one dose of vaccine Friday.
Two police officers have been injured at the US Capitol after a vehicle rammed into the barricade on Friday. The Capitol buildings have been placed under lockdown, with nobody allowed in or out of the complex.
In response, residents near the reservoir have been ordered to evacuate as crews work to pump water out and avoid a deluge. Manatee County, the state and HRK Holdings, who now owns the property, have worked for years in finding a solution.
President Joe Biden in a statement expressed condolences and said he ordered the White House flag to be lowered at half-mast. In it, the Nation of Islam leader said Jesus was not the Messiah and called Christian theology a lie, Fox reported.
Iran now has enough enriched uranium to make a bomb, but nowhere near the amount it had before the nuclear deal was signed. As part of its ongoing violations of the deal, Iran last month began restricting inspections of its nuclear facilities.
These included a foreign intelligence agency contacting Hamzah's wife to organise a plane for the couple to leave Jordan, he said. He added that security forces sent a recommendation to King Abdullah to refer the case to the State Security Court.
He also emphasised that "no one is above the law and that Jordan's security and stability take precedence over any consideration". He said that a number of his friends had been arrested, his security had removed and his internet and phone lines had been cut.
But permanent barriers remain in place on all the roadway entrances to the Capitol , well-manned by police and national guard. Police said the incident happened at a checkpoint near the Capitol building, typically used by senators and staff on weekdays.
There were eight other cases involving other types of thrombosis and low levels of blood platelets, which help blood to clot. And it is difficult to know how common the cases are in the general population, given that it can be hard to diagnose.
A further 70 people were still thought to be trapped in carriages inside the tunnel while around 60 were rushed to hospital. Rescue workers carry a body bag on a stretcher from a train which derailed in a tunnel north of Hualien, Taiwan on April 2.
Vials of AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine for Covid-19 are seen at a filling lab at the Serum Institute of India, Pune. It previously declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe, just as the World Health Organization did.
India records highest single-day Covid-19 vaccine coverage
Besides, 4,57,78,875 and 7,65,354 beneficiaries aged more than 45 have been administered the first and second dose respectively. Out of which 33,65,597 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 3,05,645 beneficiaries received the second dose.
Ontario To Enter Province-Wide Shutdown Saturday
Capacity at weddings, funerals and religious services, rites or ceremonies is limited to 15 per cent capacity per room indoors. The province has already seen record numbers of people admitted to ICUs, with more than 430 patients admitted as of Wednesday.
NY legalizes adult-use marijuana sales
The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act legalizes the use of recreational marijuana for New Yorkers over the age of 21. The tax revenues will be broken up with 9% going to the state and 4% going to localities, according to the legislation.
US Capitol: Driver dead after ramming police barricade
US President Joe Biden is also not in DC at the moment. -Security officials recently started scaling back fencing around U.S. The law enforcement officials told the AP that the driver then got out of the auto with what appeared to be a knife.