Published: Tue, June 15, 2021

Second dose of Covid vaccine not needed for people already infected

Second dose of Covid vaccine not needed for people already infected

The new cases were reported in the following zones: far north west (3), far north east (1), north west (19), north central (17), north east (2), Saskatoon (29), central west (5), central east (3), Regina (10), south west (3), south central (8) and south east (4).

Immunized Albertans still have to enter to win a prize in the province's vaccine lottery, the premier clarified Monday afternoon.

Beginning today, anyone that received their first dose of a vaccine before May 1 can now book their second dose.

Besides, 7,65,48,740 and 1,20,81,922 beneficiaries in the 45-60 age group have been administered the first and the second dose of the vaccine respectively, while 6,29,78,733 and 2,00,70,230 beneficiaries above 60 years of age have taken the first and the second dose respectively. "If you received Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech, you can book an appointment for either vaccine for your second dose".

A health worker disinfects a secondary school as part of measures to halt the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Hanoi on Friday.

Many people in the U.S. remain reluctant to get the Covid vaccine.

"Every day that goes by that we have hundreds of thousands of people that are not vaccinated, it opens us up to a certain degree of risk".

Note: Age is calculated on the date of the most recent dose.

Medical experts said a host of factors is playing into the drop in case counts across the country, including vaccines, natural immunity from exposure to the virus, warmer weather and people spending less time indoors. There have been 554 COVID-related deaths in Saskatchewan since the beginning of the pandemic.

Just eight states - Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Missouri, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Wyoming - have seen their seven-day rolling averages for infection rates rise from two weeks earlier, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Mohapatra said there is a poor presence of private hospitals in the health care sector in Odisha.

No new lineage results were reported for Variants of Concern today.

The Ministry of Health reported 106 new cases on Saturday, bringing the total to 47,875 cases.

Mr Morrison said that the United Kingdom, despite a high vaccination rate, was still recording high numbers of new cases.

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