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Due to the unprecedented demand and urgent need for disinfectants and hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada is implementing interim measures to increase supplies.
The health and safety of Canadians is our priority. Along with measures reported in the Government of Canada's response to COVID-19, Health Canada introduced innovative and agile regulatory measures to make health products available to Canadians and health care workers. The COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need for disinfectants and hand sanitizers.
Health Canada is expediting access to supplies of hand sanitizers, disinfectants, personal protective equipments and swabs to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
The health and safety of Canadians is our priority. Along with measures reported in the Government of Canada's response to COVID-19, Health Canada is also implementing interim measures to expedite access to hand sanitizers, disinfectants and personal protective equipment to address product shortages
As an interim measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're making it possible for certain products of this type to be sold in Canada. These products may not fully meet regulatory requirements, but do not compromise the safety of Canadians.
Health Canada has developed the following list of hard-surface disinfectants that are likely to be effective and may be used against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. For these products, evidence was submitted demonstrating that they are effective against harder-to-kill viruses or other viruses very similar to SARS-CoV-2. This list is updated regularly.
Division 1A of Part C of the Regulations applies to COVID-19 drugs. A person must hold a drug establishment licence (DEL) authorizing any activities conducted with respect to COVID-19 drugs.
This dataset provides the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Canada by jurisdiction, vaccine product, and report date. Variables include:
Jurisdiction ID number
Cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered
Cumulative number of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses administered
Cumulative number of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses administered
Cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine (unknown product) doses administered
As of date
For variable definitions, see the data dictionary. For details regarding data sources and limitations, see the technical notes section of the Canadian COVID-19 vaccination coverage report (https://health-infobase.canada.ca/covid-19/vaccination-coverage/technical-notes.html).
The best thing you can do to prevent spreading COVID-19 is to wash your hands frequently with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds. If none is available, use hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol.
As of June 16, all COVID-19 datasets will be updated weekly on Thursdays by 2pm. This dataset details the percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in hospitals and ICUs for COVID-19 related reasons, and for reasons other than COVID-19. Data includes: * reporting date * percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in hospital admitted for COVID-19 * percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in hospital admitted for other reasons * percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in ICU admitted for COVID-19 * percentage of COVID-19 positive patients in ICU admitted for other reasons Due to incomplete weekend and holiday reporting, data for hospital and ICU admissions are not updated on Sundays, Mondays and the day after holidays. This dataset is subject to change.