In a Canada COVID-19 update on Tuesday, March 6, Justin Trudeau told the public that Canada is in a "very serious third wave."
“Hospitalizations are surging, ICU beds are filling up, variants are spreading, and even people who had convinced themselves they didn’t need to be concerned are getting sick,” said the prime minister.
He said that we all have to hold tight for longer.
As of April 5, 2021, Canada has 58,673 active COVID-19 cases.
As for the variants of concern, there were a total of 14,010 of the variant first detected in the U.K., 337 of the variant first detected in South Africa, and 857 of the variant first detected in Brazil.