Canadian Prime Minister Justin said, “This news was not wanted by any of us, but there are hospitalizations, ICU beds being filled, variants are spread and even those who have convinced themselves “They don’t have to be worried,” Trudeau said at a press conference on Tuesday, saying it is the “very serious” third wave of the epidemic.
Intensive care unit admissions are up 18% in the past one week, and new variants are “putting tremendous pressure” on hospital capacity, the Public Health Agency of Canada said.
Many provinces are now experiencing a third wave, with chief public health officials reporting that the young patient is becoming seriously ill with Kovid-19, and many of those cases have caused anxiety, according to Tam Tested positive for variants.
“Many of them deteriorate quite quickly and have to be admitted to the ICU immediately, and then they spend a long time staying in the ICU, which means there is potential as well as impact.”
Although hospitalizations have not increased dramatically, most of the patients admitted now require critical care because the variants are making them more seriously ill, she said.
Toronto Public Health said that in Toronto, public health officials ordered all elementary and secondary schools to discontinue in-person learning and shift to distance education, effective Wednesday, as they “overcome the surge of transition” Try, which confronts the province.
Ontario, whose capital is Toronto, is debating a new and more restrictive measure, including a stay-at-home order, as its ICU capacity is increasingly tense.
The order will remain in force from April 7-18 as per the guidance issued from Tuesday and may be extended.
Toronto Public Health stated, “Current circumstances require that tough decisions be made at the local level to protect all people, teachers and staff in our school communities.”
British Columbia has moved to close the Whistler ski resort and more mass celebrations in the province, which is now also coping with a virus outbreak among NHL hockey players along with the Vancouver Canucks.
This week, Canada has surpassed 1 million Kovid-19 cases since the epidemic. Tam reminded that milestone of “everything” that the Canadians had done.
Although the B.1.1.7 version has now become an effective version in Canada, Tam said his team is also closely monitoring the critical outbreak of the P.1 version, first detected in Brazil and now growing in some Western Canadians Used to be. The provinces.
On Monday, the health minister of British Columbia said that the number of cases of P.1 variant in his province had almost doubled over the Easter holiday weekend.
Adrian Dix said in an update on Monday, “The most transmissive variants of the Kovid-19 are finally handling.”
CNN’s Elizabeth Stuart and Theresa Waldrop contributed to this report.