What Canada's top public health officials say about the state of the pandemic and uncertainty ahead
2020-07-25 from cbc.ca
It may be hard to believe, but it's been exactly six months to the day since Canada's first case of COVID-19 was announced.
Since then, more than 100,000 Canadians have been infected with COVID-19 and almost 9,000 have died — over 80 per cent in long-term care homes.
Globally, cases have now topped 15 million.
Throughout the pandemic, Canada's top public health officials have faced scrutiny, praise and backlash for the choices they've made since that first case was announced on Jan. 25.
As Canada's health officials brace for a second wave that threatens to overwhelm hospitals and push Canadians back into lockdown, CBC News spoke to key figures across the country about what gives them hope — and concern — in the coming months.
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