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Trudeau Says We’re In A ‘Very Serious’ Third Wave & Variants Are Spreading Fast

"We all have to hold tight for longer," said Trudeau.
Canada COVID-19 Update: Trudeau Says We're In A ‘Very Serious’ Third Wave

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.

Editor's Choice: Some Provinces & Territories Have Zero COVID-19 Cases While Others Have Tens Of Thousands

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.

Two more Ontario doctors have been banned from giving medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, COVID-19 testing and mask requirements.

Dr. Rochagne Kilian, a doctor in Owen Sound, and Dr. Mark Trozzi, an Ontario doctor, had restrictions placed on their practices on October 15 at 11:59 p.m, according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

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Ontario Road Test Centres Are Opening More Temporary Locations To Help With Backlog

You can start booking appointments at these new centres tomorrow.

Aspiring Ontario drivers rejoice! There will soon be three new locations to take your class G2 and G road tests.

A COVID-19 backlog is still affecting Ontario road test centres, and the Ontario government is opening even more temporary test centres to help move the long line of eager drivers along, according to a press release.

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Ontario is reporting the lowest daily COVID-19 case numbers in months on Wednesday.

The Ontario government reported 306 new daily cases of COVID-19 on October 13, the lowest numbers the province has seen since August 5 when 213 new cases were recorded.

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Toronto Is Changing Vaccine Certificate Rules For Indoor Sports This Fall

If you want to play ball, you might need to be vaccinated.

If you're unvaccinated and playing an indoor sport, you might not be for long.

Toronto Public Health announced on Friday that individuals 12 years or older will need to show proof of vaccination to participate in indoor sports starting November 1.

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