Watch live as Tam, federal officials address rising coronavirus cases in Canada
Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast.
Tam and other officials are set to speak around 12:30 p.m. ET, which will be livestreamed on this page.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to the media earlier in the day, highlighting a new deal for Canada to acquire 26,000 doses of bamlanivimab, a therapeutic drug used for coronavirus treatment, manufactured by Eli Lilly.
On Friday, Health Canada announced it granted interim authorization to Eli Lilly’s antibody drug for treating COVID-19 in patients who are not hospitalized, but are at risk of…