The covid outbreak around the world has been one of the greatest tragedies seen by mankind to date. It had already closed all spheres of human lives and made sure that no one could step outside their house without the fear of being infected with this deadly virus. Although the Infection had started to spread from the core of China, it is evident that the virus was spread to different parts of the world at a rapid rate. This was the scenario in 2020 and 2021.
The pandemic had been scouring around the world in a gradual manner and it had claimed the lives of many. The virus has not been eliminated till now. New variants are reported every month, some more harmful than others. Canada has been one of the nations which have suffered a great deal because of the pandemic. Let us get to know its state in detail.
Statistics Of This Week
This week has been quite sad for Canada as it was able to record the 50,000th death due to the pandemic. The total number of fatalities in the nation had reached the milestone number of 50,000 and this speaks of the grim future that many more people might die as a result of this pandemic.
According to the latest updates, it has been mentioned that the Public Health Agency of Canada has placed the number of deaths to 50,135 due to the covid 19 virus. Quebec is the place with the most deaths. It has been reported that Quebec has a death number of 17,865 whereas Ontario has its count at 15,786. The agency has also reported that the country is reporting new cases almost every day and the numbers have risen over the last seven days. This has been quite difficult for the nation and these many cases are not expected when the population is already vaccinated.
The weekly rate of positivity presence of the virus has been found to be 13.4% and this seems quite ominous as well. The number of deaths which are being reported every day is quite similar to the numbers which had emerged during the first and second wave of the pandemic in 2020. The sub-variants of the omicron species seem to increase in numbers by quite a number of folds over the past few days in Canada. This was the situation in the country when it reached the recorded number of cases in 2020. The situation has already concerned the authorities and it is possible that the pandemic might increase in numbers in the upcoming days too.
Expression Of The Muted Cases
The expression of the muted number of cases is also a matter of concern for the experts. They have stated that if the subspecies of the omicron variants are not brought under control, there is a major chance that Canada might become the next centre for the spreading of this virus.
The government has already urged all of the citizens to remain up to date with their vaccination processes so that they are more harmed when the epidemic begins to spread again. Maximum precautions are being taken in order to make sure that the infection rates are under control in Canada.
Advised Booster Dosage
It has also been mentioned that if a person has received the vaccine or had been infected by the covid 19 virus at least 6 months ago, he or she should immediately go for the booster dose. This will be the best way in which he or she will be able to escape the newfound variants of the covid 19 virus which seems to take over the entire span of Canada.
It has been announced by the government that the bivalent RNA vaccines which are being injected at this moment can be considered to be the best ones as booster doses. These vaccines are known to attack and kill the viruses which had been the original strain from Wuhan and also the ones which are just developed as omicron variants recently. Both types can be dealt with the help of the bivalent RNA vaccines and this seems to be an efficient way in which the infection can be prevented with a booster dose.
A Ray Of Hope
The best news out of all of this is that the variant which has been spreading till now is of the mutated form. It does not cause any major damage to the human body and is often expressed in the form of muted species.
It does not cause as much damage as the initial variant and this has been quite relieving for the experts. They have stated that people who have already been vaccinated till now are expected to suffer the least from this virus. They can get the booster dose in order to completely avoid the chance of getting this virus infection.
Moreover, it has been seen that the effects are quite muted even if the symptoms are clear from this viral infection. All of these have been quite instrumental in understanding the path of this virus inside the human body.
The foreigners who have been travelling to the Canadian states over the last few weeks are being checked thoroughly in order to make sure that they are not carrying other variants inside the country. The travel plans are monitored by the government to keep a track of the people who are coming inside and going outside the nation. Both of these steps are proving to be quite essential in keeping the numbers of infected people in check.
It is crucial that the nation is able to keep up with the rising number of cases and able to provide services to those who are in need. This will mark a significant state for the health system of the nation. Canada must be able to manage the rising number of cases because it should never become the epicentre for the spread of the next spell of the pandemic.