"The Armed Forces will support vaccine rollout in 23 Indigenous communities across Manitoba", noted Winnipeg South Centre MP Jim Carr, "[The government] will also providing 50 additional interviewers to conduct contract tracing in the province".
Livingstone said there is now room within Saskatchewan's overall hospital system to take in the Manitoba patients.
There are now 318 people in hospital due to the virus with 260 having active cases of COVID-19.
"Our hospitals are being stretched to the limits right now", Chief Provincial Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin said. "Even if we see case numbers decrease, the hospitalization and ICU numbers are expected to climb in the coming days and weeks which is concerning for all of us". That included 15 new cases in Prairie Mountain Health.
Ontario and Quebec have both released staged reopening plans based on dropping case numbers and increased vaccinations.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 25 (Reuters) - Canada's COVID-19 pandemic hotspot Manitoba said on Tuesday it was planning to fly more critically ill COVID-19 patients to other provinces, as infections multiply.
Pallister said he informally requested assistance from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when the two spoke by phone last week, and a formal request has now been submitted to the department of public safety.
He explains the help the federal government can offer at the top of this article. More than 70 per cent of current hospitalized patients are unvaccinated.
"Patients were transported to North Bay, London, Ottawa and Windsor".
Moderna said Tuesday results from its clinical trial in kids between 12 and 17 show none of the kids who got two doses of its vaccine developed COVID-19. It intends to apply to Health Canada and other regulators for approval in early June. More patents were tentatively scheduled for transfers on Tuesday.
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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.