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WATCH LIVE: Trudeau and chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam will provide an update on COVID-19 AT 11:30 a.m.

“Our challenge now and going forward is to remain united in our efforts to get all of Canada back on a 'slow burn,”' Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, said Sunday in a statement.

“I will put this very simply: we are experiencing a public health crisis.” - Dr. Bridget Brennan, Chief Medical Officer of Benefis Health System in Great Falls

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan is due to brief the leaders of the three coalition parties this afternoon about why the National Public Health Emergency Team has recommended moving to Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions for six weeks

COMING UP LIVE at 2 p.m. CT: Manitoba's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin makes an announcement about COVID-19 after warning more restrictions will come to Winnipeg.

COMING UP LIVE at 11:30 a.m. ET: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam and Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Njoo give an update on COVID-19 in Canada.

COMING UP LIVE at 12:30 p.m. CT: Manitoba Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin will give a COVID-19 update amid rising cases in the province.

WATCH LIVE: Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, and Dr. Tom Wong, chief medical officer of public health, provide COVID-19 update #Cdnpoli 

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Deputy chief public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo says collecting better data can help in addressing inequalities the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed

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Physical distancing, mask-wearing could be in place for 2-3 years even with vaccine, Dr. Tam warns. COVID-19 vaccine won't be a 'silver bullet,' chief public health officer says.

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam urges Canadians to keep up practices that have slowed the spread of COVID-19: 'The virus doesn’t care about our past efforts. It’s what we do now that matters. We’ve come too far, lost too much, and have so much to protect.'

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Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says average daily case counts are trending upward. She says more than 60% of COVID-19 cases reported to the federal public health agency this week were people younger than 39. Almost one-third of these young people were hospitalized.

Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam says of the COVID-19 pandemic: 'I want Canadians to take to heart that even though we have done well, all it takes is letting our guard down, a lack of understanding, or forgetfulness, to compromise the gains we have achieved together.'

Today marks Dr. Theresa Tam’s third anniversary as the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada. Join me in thanking @CPHO_Canada  for all her hard work and dedication over the years, and for her ongoing commitment to keeping Canadians healthy!

Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, says Canadians should wear a mask as an "added layer of protection" whenever physical distancing is not possible.

Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam recommends wearing non-medical masks in public when physical distancing isn't possible. More here:

Canada's chief public health officer urges caution in re-opening the United States border. Dr. Theresa Tam says as long as there are cases and the U.S is still trying to 'manage outbreaks,' there is 'risk to Canada from that perspective.' Previous story:

Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, says in a statement released today: 'We are still at a very critical stage in the fight against COVID-19. What each of us does now impacts the trajectory of this epidemic...By staying apart, we can get through this together.'

Canada's chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says the efforts Canadians are making to slow the spread of COVID-19 have allowed the health system to cope. She says we can't let down our guard during holidays. Tam tells Canadians to take a 'staycation for the nation.'

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