Dr. Tam Says 'Things Are More Complicated' With The Second Wave Of COVID-19
There are also very different challenges this time around.
We knew it was coming but that doesn't make it easier. With theupon us, Dr. Theresa Tam said it's more complicated now than it was before.
In a statement posted on October 17, the country's top doctor shared her thoughts about the current pandemic situation in Canada.
"This time around things are more complicated, considering that schools and businesses are open, posing very different challenges and choices for individuals and families," Dr. Tam said.
I know that this is not easy and requires difficult choices on all of our parts.
Dr. Theresa Tam
In this secondof COVID-19, the chief public health officer noted that the response needs to be a collective effort from everyone across the country.
"There are no quick fixes and COVID-19 is not going away," she said.
Dr. Tam also recognized that this pandemic isn't easy on people and that everyone has made difficult choices.
Though it might be hard to limit close contacts sometimes, she said that everyone you encounter has a whole network of contacts themselves.
Due to the second wave and, more restrictions have been put in place in parts of the country.
Indoor dining is off the table in some parts ofand bars have been shut down in .