President Joe Biden was set to announce Tuesday that he is shaving about two weeks off his May 1 deadline for states to make all adults eligible for coronavirus vaccines.
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Quebec now has 123 people in intensive care for COVID-19, which is still well below the stated capacity of 383. Etches said her team is reviewing school-related COVID-19 data to advise on an approach for local schools.
But sources confirmed to Fox News that the president is moving that date up by two weeks.
"That doesn't mean they will get it that day, that means they can join the line that day if they have not already done that beforehand", Psaki said.
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How is Israel's "vaccine passport" working? The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, called the idea "un-British". But the government insists they are reliable and will help find people who contract the virus but don't have symptoms.
Officials announced at the end of March that almost half of states were set to expand eligibility to all adults by April 15, and that 46 states and Washington, D.C. would do so by May 1. It also comes as a flood of vaccine supply is being sent to states this week. The White House did not say how it intends to get the handful of remaining states to move up their timelines.
The president is set to make the announcement from the White House Tuesday, after a visit to a vaccination site in Alexandria, Va. It will be Biden's first in-person meeting with a foreign leader since he assumed office in January.
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It's not easy, but it's the right thing to do for our loved ones, for our local businesses and for the communities we live in". There continues to be a surge of confirmed cases of variants of concern, with 916 new cases in B.C.
The White House said Monday that almost 1 in 3 Americans and over 40 per cent of adults have received at least one shot, and almost 1 in 4 adults is fully vaccinated.