Njoo said vaccinations have doubled in five weeks to reach almost 20 million jabs administered to date, while daily COVID-19 cases have declined by 25 per cent over the past seven days.
State health departments in Washington, Oregon and California have alerted emergency providers and cardiologists to the potential problem, and a report of seven cases has been submitted to the journal Pediatrics for review.
Pallister said he had asked Trudeau for up to 50 critical care nurses and 20 respiratory therapists. Most cases in Israel were among people aged upto 30. The five-day test positivity rate was 14.1 per cent provincially and 16.1 per cent in Winnipeg.
As vaccine delivery continues to ramp up at an accelerated pace, said Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam on Saturday, "there is increasing optimism that widespread and lasting immunity can be achieved through COVID-19 vaccination".
She added that neighbouring Ontario hospitals have taken five of the province's ICU cases, noting "our health system is on the brink of being overwhelmed".
The province is also encouraging eligible family members who have not yet received their first dose of vaccine to also book their appointments along with youth in their family.
The province says it made the change at the request of public health units.
Meanwhile, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says Canada is extending its ban on incoming flights from India and Pakistan for another month through June 21.
"I think we've all regretted things we've said".
The CDC's vaccine safety group reported that myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, was reported in a "relatively few" number of young people a few days after they received their second dose of either of the mRNA vaccines.
People eligible for the second dose should reach out to the location where they received the first one.
In an announcement at the summit, Pfizer promised two billion vaccine doses and Moderna "up to" 995m by the end of next year at cost or discount to poorer nations. "We're waiting on some immunology data from the United Kingdom".
Some participating pharmacies may also begin sending out notifications directly, said Justin Bates with the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA).
Ontario reported 1,890 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 more deaths from the virus Friday.
Williams said anyone was first immunized between March 10-19 and does not get their second dose next week can book that dose for the twelfth week after their first shot.