Many provinces are expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns as a major vaccine supplier is set to drastically increase deliveries this week.
Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Nova Scotia opened access to new age groups today as the Pfizer-Bioentech vaccine is expected to be around one million to two million per week.
Quebec and Nova Scotia have lowered the eligibility age for vaccines, while Manitoba has announced that all tribal adults can receive a shot.
Ontario has opened vaccination appointments at hotspots designated for 18-year-olds and older, although many residents have reported difficulties in booking a location.
Distribution is on the rise as many states are struggling to contain the deadly third wave of the corona virus novel.
Alberta announced Sunday that Nova Scodia will remain under a provincial lock-up until at least May 12 as the spring session of the legislature is suspended and the hospital system is in trouble.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published on May 3, 2021.