Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, has said that the indicators show a decreasing transmission of Kovid-19 in many areas of the country.
“While Covid-19 is still circulating across the country, current disease activity indicators, from daily reported cases to laboratory test positivity, indicate a declining transmission in many areas,” Tam said at a news conference. Possible plateau or peak followed by decline in many areas.
Currently, hospitalizations are still high in severity trends, but have begun to decline in some jurisdictions. Still, weeks of Covid-19 resurgence, including widespread illness and health worker absenteeism, have contributed to a prolonged impact on the health system, he was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency.
The road ahead may not be smooth, Tam said, with Omicron leading the ba.2 sub-lineage and the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolving, Tam said, adding that Canadians expect a period of low activity and Might enjoy some time to recover. With the onset of hot weather and constant caution.
The top doctor said the pandemic has affected lives in many ways, with some research showing that up to 50 percent of Canadians have experienced a decline in mental health during the pandemic.
“We know that as the pandemic has evolved, we have faced various challenges, including now,” she said, adding that while many are happy with the easing of measures, it can also bring anxiety and stress as communities adapt to changes. are favorable.