The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on February 17, 2021

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There were no new deaths, leaving that total at 61, while the number of people hospitalized for COVID fell by one to 32.

Another COVID-19 update will be released Thursday as B.C.'s health ministry gives the latest details on cases, deaths and outbreaks in the province.

The numbers reflect a substantial drop from earlier this winter.

As of 8am today, 771 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 151 are in ICU.

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Cuomo said on Monday that the whole situation has been politicized, but did call the reluctance to release the numbers "a mistake".

They are among the 1,449 deaths in the tri-county area, the 29,824 in Florida and the 489,933 across the country.

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And, sadly, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 47 additional deaths related to Covid-19 across the state. State figures don't include the city of Philadelphia, which is handling its own vaccine distribution.

"Thanks to vaccines and the hard work of so many people we are getting closer to the end of this pandemic", said Jan Malcolm, state health commissioner. About 4 million people are eligible for the vaccine in the initial phase of the rollout. Laois has been hovering around the 300 per 100 k for more than a week. The increased transmissibility of this variant is apparent in the current profile of the disease in households, with one in three household contacts of a confirmed case testing positive for Covid-19. Throughout much of December and January, all 67 counties in Pennsylvania were seeing high levels of transmission. But health officials say the virus poses risks to everyone, particularly senior citizens and those with health complications.

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