The army commander main vaccination logistics on the Public Health Agency of Canada will present an replace immediately on the federal government’s rollout plan.
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin and different well being officers will maintain a technical briefing at 12 p.m. ET on the logistics to ship doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Canadians.
CBC News will carry it reside.
Canada has secured contracts with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna for a complete of 80 million vaccine doses by the tip of 2021, in line with the federal authorities.
While the federal authorities is in control of delivering Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines to distribution websites throughout the nation, every province and territory is answerable for its personal vaccine rollout. Most are prioritizing front-line health-care employees and residents in long-term look after the primary spherical of vaccines.
According to CBC’s vaccine tracker, 419,209 doses have been administered up to now.