"While the investigation is ongoing and a final cause of death has yet to be officially determined, it has been confirmed that the individual did have VITT at the time of his death", Yaffe said Tuesday.
On Friday, the province said it would resume use of the vaccine, but only as a second dose, as it rushes to use tens of thousands of shots before they expire on May 31.
The province's Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe confirmed the death during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, noting that the man had recieved his first dose of the vaccine sometime in late April.
AstraZeneca has been linked to rare, potentially fatal blood clots, prompting several provinces to recently stop using it as they await further research.
Mr Kelly urged the Government to reduce the waiting period between AstraZeneca doses to protect the older people who are more vulnerable to the disses. It is great to see so much excitement because it means that people really want that second dose as soon as they quality for it.
"They fully intend to contact all their customers and individuals that received the AstraZeneca dose so give them the opportunity to do that", she said.
Though the recommended interval between shots is at least 12 weeks, the second injection is being offered to that group after 10 weeks in order to make use of the 45,000 doses nearing expiration. "So it's not that it's a hazard to get it earlier, it's just that the data we have is that it may not be as beneficial".
In its Facebook post, the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV) said appointment bookings for the second round of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine programme is now closed.
Dr. David Williams, Ontario's Medical Officer of Health, said the difference in vaccine efficacy at 10 weeks as opposed to 12 weeks is negligible.
She says the new venue added her to their list, but advised her that people who got their first doses at that location would be prioritized.
Bates says pharmacists will reach out to eligible patients who can then start booking appointments as early as Wednesday and Thursday.
"One of the real difficulties they've had is constant changes in the rollout programme that makes it hard for them, particularly with regards to the AstraZeneca vaccine because we know that is the one that's been most variable in terms of delivery".
"When it comes to what I understand is your suggestion that we alter the vaccine rollout programme for people in their 60s".
In March, South Sudan received 132,000 doses from Covax but the country's national taskforce on Covid-19 made a decision to return before they expire after discussing the matter with the World Health Organization (WHO).
First man to get COVID-19 jab dies of unrelated illness
Some local politicians have suggested Hong Kong could export unused vaccines to countries in need if take-up does not improve. The health workers also haven't taken the full dose with only a third of its staff vaccinated, according to authorities.
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