COVID-19: 18,000 more vaccines, but little movement toward reopening

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Victoria recorded two new local cases of Covid-19 on Monday, both children who are close contacts of previous cases and have not been in the community while infectious.

Recoveries total 46,446 and 874 cases are considered active.

Meanwhile, residents of a townhouse complex in Melbourne's CBD are being ordered to isolate for up to a fortnight after authorities established a link between two coronavirus cases who live there.

Nearly 15,000 more doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Saskatchewan, bringing the total number of vaccines administered to 893,514.

There are 104 people in hospital. Seventeen people are in intensive care: North West, one; North Central, four; Saskatoon, five; Central East, one; Regina, five; and South West, one.

Sixty-nine per cent of those 18 and up and 67 per cent of those 12 and up have now received their first dose.

Another one per cent of adults in Saskatchewan need their first COVID-19 shot in order for the province to begin step three of the Reopening Roadmap on July 11. Second doses have exceeded first doses for 12 straight days.

The pandemic death toll stands at 555 after the most recent death, due to COVID-19, was reported Saturday That person was over the age of 80 and from the north west zone.

A single dose of Covishield vaccine given to those who had recovered from the SARS-CoV-2 infection showed these individuals had a stronger immunity to the Covid-19 virus compared to those having no prior exposure, according to a study.

This will significantly help at a time when theres a shortage of vaccine in the country and more people can be covered using the saved doses, Dr Reddy said.

All vaccine administration details for the province, including first and second doses, can be found at https://dashboard.saskatchewan.ca/health-wellness.

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). India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload and the current active number of Covid cases stands at 10,26,159 with a net decrease of 54,531 cases in the last 24 hours. As of Thursday, the government said labs have identified 11,504 cases to be variants of concern.

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