Sumary of Canada could see 60,000 coronavirus cases a day under worst-case scenario: sources:
- Alarming new projections for the spread of COVID-19 in Canada are expected to forecast a dramatic rise in cases over the next few weeks if Canadians don’t strictly limit their contact with people outside their households..
- Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam has already warned that Canada is on track to hit more than 10,000 cases per day by early December if current trends continue..
- Trudeau won’t confirm date of receiving Moderna and Pfizer vaccines The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the modelling before its official release..
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave federal opposition leaders an advance look at the numbers Thursday in a confidential briefing from Tam and her deputy, Dr. Howard Njoo..
- The Prime Minister Office said the purpose of the briefing was to keep opposition leaders in the loop and impress upon them the need to put aside partisanship and join in a common effort to urge Canadians to strictly limit their contacts with people outside their households..
- That did not stop Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole from blaming the Trudeau government for the worsening state of affairs..
- Second wave hitting hard across Canada NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh told CBC Power and Politics he found the projections “troubling”…