When the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were rolled out in B.C. last December and January the set dose interval was between 14 and 21 days.
Second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are now available for Saskatchewan residents age 85 and older and those who had their first dose before February 15.
All vaccinated residents ages 18 and older are automatically entered into the daily lottery, which boasts a $40,000 cash prize each day.
On Thursday, it was reported that 1,008,589 first jabs had been delivered.
The older son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, who got his first jab on Tuesday had contracted COVID-19 a year ago.
A total of 3,874 fatalities due to COVID-19 were registered in a span of 24 hours.
If approved, Johnson & Johnson said its vaccine could be delivered to Japan in early 2022, becoming the fourth vaccine in the fight against COVID-19 in the country, which is lagging behind other nations in its vaccine rollout.
CDC eases indoor mask requirements for fully vaccinated Americans
Anthony Fauci said in an interview that Americans should toss out their outdoor face masks, even if some people might disapprove. CDC data demonstrates that children in grades K-12 are at low risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19.
"Those who are engaged in the unauthorised sale of anti-COVID vaccines, we ask you to stop what you are doing", the government's coronavirus task force said in a statement.
On some days, newly reported infection cases have fallen below 1,000 and there now are just over 1,300 people in hospitals with the virus.
The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a recent bump in the doses administered per day.
"We know that the vaccine durability of the efficacy lasts at least six months, and likely considerably more, but I think we will nearly certainly require a booster sometime within a year or so after getting the primary", Fauci said.
Canada's privacy commissioners and ombuds say privacy should be front and centre as COVID-19 vaccine passports are considered.
"It's wise to just get ahead of this, get as many people vaccinated as possible, be really, really aggressive about getting it out to young people as well and we can look forward to a much, much better summer and fall", he said.
What's more, 49.2 percent of the US population, which includes children aged 12 and older, have been given at least one dose and 39.2 percent have completed their vaccine series.