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    Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, head of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution team said on Thursday that over 1.1 million doses of vaccines have been delivered so far to provinces and territories after Pfizer announced their supply to Canada would be reduced by an average of 50 per cent until mid-February.

    The delay is due to efforts to expand Pfizer’s production plant in Belgium, said Maj.-Gen. Fortin.

    Canada saw 5,747 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday pushing the total number of infections to 725,495.

    Health authorities also said another 200 people have died after testing positive for COVID-19.

    To date, the virus has claimed 18,462 lives in Canada.

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