The Province of Ontario’s state of emergency and stay-at-home order remain in effect for Toronto and across the province. Before the federal government's announcement on Tuesday, provincial health officials said the province was only expecting an 80% cut in next week's shipment, which would result in 15 trays of the Pfizer vaccine compared to a promised 83 trays. The government said the allocation of doses remains the same with the priority to inoculate long-term care and high-risk retirement homes and northern, fly-in First Nation communities first. All long-term care homes in Ottawa, Durham Region and Simcoe Muskoka have also received the first dose. … View on cp24.com The increases in COVID-19 numbers in … THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette, Retired Gen. Rick Hillier, right, chair of the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force and Ontario Premier Doug Ford give an update regarding the Ontario COVID-19 vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. In total, 12,773 people have recovered from COVID-19, an increase of 73 cases since yesterday. News Release December 14, 2020 The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. cp24.com And therefore, in the first quarter- our Phase one- we will have the same number of vaccines allocated to us that we expected all along and that we've been planning to use," Hillier said during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. News Release January 4, 2021 The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. The doctor also answered COVID-19 questions from CP24 viewers on Wednesday. People who received the Moderna vaccine will receive their second dose after 28 days. On Friday, the Canadian government said that nearly half of the doses expected by Pfizer-BioNTech are delayed and will arrive in the next month. A long-term care home in Scarborough in the grips of a COVID-19 outbreak has recorded two more deaths as a result of the disease. There are 50,745 cases of COVID-19 in the city. The provincial government is expecting no shipments of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine next week amid a delay in deliveries due to production issues. Current Health Situation Learn more about the status of COVID-19 cases , including active outbreaks in Toronto, and read the class order issued by Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health on April 1, 2020. Meanwhile, all other people who have received the first dose will now receive their second dose between 21 and 42 days later. CP24 Toronto's Breaking News CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Ontario's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 5,000 on Monday as officials in several parts of Canada expressed concerns about the ability of their health networks to handle a rising tide of cases. That's my question to Pfizer. Preliminary cases of a COVID-19 variant have been discovered at a long-term care home in Barrie that is currently combating an outbreak of the deadly virus. Each tray contains approximately 975 doses. The least thing you could do in Kalamazoo where the Pfizer plant is- great relationship building- give us a million vaccines. "What Pfizer and I believe the federal government have said to us is that yes we have had some short-term shortages, some short-term disruptions to the allocations but we will make up in late Februrary/March what we missed. Provincial health officials also announced today that the first round of vaccinations has been completed at all long-term care homes in the hot spots of Toronto, Peel Region, York Region and Windsor-Essex ahead of the Jan. 21 target. Pfizer said many countries will be affected by the delay but did not say which ones. cp24.com As a result of the Pfizer delay, a pilot COVID-19 vaccination clinic that opened up on Monday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will have to pause vaccinations on Friday. Major COVID-19 vaccination site opens at Metro Toronto Convention Centre cp24.com The first COVID-19 vaccination site not hosted in an Ontario hospital or long-term care home opens today in Toronto’s Metro Toronto Convention Centre. According to the Toronto District School Board, there are about 24 students in the class. The Canadian government announced on Tuesday morning that the country is not going to get any shipments of Pfizer vaccines next week. This approach aligns with guidance from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization and the World Health Organization. Pfizer’s facility is undergoing modifications in the coming weeks to increase the number of doses it can ship, according to Pfizer Canada. "We got to be on these guys [Pfizer] like a blanket. 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Other people are getting them, the European Union's getting them, why not Canada? Today, Dr. […] As of 8 p.m. on Monday, more than 224,000 doses of vaccines have been administered across the province since the first doses were administered in mid-December. Mayor John Tory provides update on COVID-19 situation in Toronto With COVID-19 cases on the rise and many coming from Toronto, Premier Doug Ford says new restrictions are on the way and a potential lockdown looms for Toronto. First round of vaccinations complete at LTC homes in hot spots. They have been told to monitor for symptoms. All students and staff in a Toronto kindergarten class have been forced to self-isolate after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. News Release December 9, 2020 The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. cp24.com Last Updated Friday, September 25, 2020 8:49AM EDT All students and staff in a Toronto kindergarten class have been forced to self-isolate after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Toronto – COVID-19 Update – Toronto Mayor John Tory, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto Fire Chief and General Manager of the City’s Office of Emergency Management, Matthew Pegg will provide an update of the current situation in Toronto and the City’s response to COVID-19. Toronto recorded another 837 COVID-19 cases Wednesday with the highest number of cases among young people, according to the city's top doctor. Those who received the Pfizer vaccine inside long-term care and high-risk retirement homes will receive the second dose in 21 to 27 days. Meanwhile, the Office of the Chief Coroner said it is investigating after a resident of a Windsor retirement home died after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. cp24.com - Toronto officials will be announcing new measures aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in workplaces during a briefing this afternoon, Mayor John … Toronto to announce new measures aimed at curbing Dec 29, 2020, 7:51 AM Today, Mayor John Tory, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, and Toronto Fire Chief and General Manager of the Office of Emergency Management, Matthew Pegg, provided an update on the City’s measures to combat the resurgence of the […] Toronto's Hot Docs Cinema is among the theatres that will offer virtual screenings of "76 Days" on Jan. 23, the one-year anniversary of the start of the COVID lockdown in Wuhan. Their last contact with the positive case was on Sept. 18. A COVID-19 update With Dr. Colin Furness Mel sits down with Infection Control Epidemiologist, Dr. Colin Furness, to breakdown some updates surrounding COVID-19 in Ontario including, the continuation in online learning, the possibility of a curfew, and the vaccine situation. The proof-of-concept clinic is supposed to serve as a guideline for how shots should be administered in non-medical settings starting this spring. You have 100 million down there, give your great neighbour that stand shoulder-to-shouler with you a million vaccines to keep us going," Ford said. Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines are the only shots that have been approved by Health Canada so far. We need your support," Ford said during the press conference. As of Monday, July 6, Toronto Public Health will be reporting Toronto COVID-19 case numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only. According to public health officials, more than 83,000 of those doses were administered to long-term care home residents and staff, over 25,000 to retirement home residents and staff and more than 99,000 to health-care workers in other sectors. Health officials said the vaccine shortage will not affect this target. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said today that he's "angry at the situation" that other countries seem to be getting more shipments of the vaccine compared to Canada. Health officials added that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be reallocated during this delay to more areas to reserve Pfizer for sites that need to provide second doses. Swansea Junior and Senior Public School is seen in this photo. No rollcall votes in Commons if … Canada's coordinator of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Maj. Gen. Dany Fortin, said Canada's shipments of the vaccine will be cut by nearly one-fifth this week and drop to zero next week during a press conference. Every time he moved I'd be saying where's our vaccines? The government also said there have been very few reports of serious events related to the vaccine, and that most have been because patients were allergic. The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. Last week, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams updated the guidance on the interval between the two doses. It is unknown if there is any link between the death and the vaccine. Kerrisa Wilson, Web Content Writer, CP24. 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