Sumary of Canada still lacks national guidance for fully vaccinated Canadians as travel restrictions ease:
- Canada still hasn’t provided clear guidance to fully vaccinated Canadians on what they can and can’t do safely as the number of second doses of COVID-19 vaccines ramps up across the country and travel restrictions are set to ease..
- More than 60 per cent of the population has at least one dose and more than eight per cent have two, but as our vaccine rollout strategy shifts toward getting more Canadians fully vaccinated — national guidelines for what activities are safe to do still don’t exist..
- (Ben Nelms/CBC) Travel rules unclear Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced Tuesday that fully vaccinated Manitobans will now be able to travel within Canada without having to self-isolate for two weeks after they return, with an immunization card used as proof..
- Nationally, however, vaccine passports have not yet been rolled out and federal officials were unable to provide an exact time as to when quarantine rules will be lifted for fully vaccinated Canadians aside from saying on Wednesday they were aiming for early July..
- Dr. Isaac Bogoch, an infectious diseases physician at Toronto General Hospital and member of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine task force, says guidelines are needed now because the number of fully vaccinated Canadians will rapidly accelerate throughout the summer..
- Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam did provide some informal guidance for partially vaccinated Canadians on May 14, saying they could socialize with family and friends outdoors over the summer, but has not updated guidelines for the fully vaccinated..
- Kevin Allen, 23, gets his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at an overnight clinic at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., on May 16..
- (Evan Mitsui/CBC) McGeer says one factor that could jeopardize our ability to control COVID-19 levels in Canada is the delta variant first identified in India, also known as B.1.617.2….