Federal officials on Tuesday are expected to release more information about the data and models being used to inform the government’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, nearly three weeks after first releasing projections.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make an announcement about pandemic modelling during his daily news conference at 11 a.m. ET, a government source confirmed.
Following the prime minister’s address, federal officials are scheduled to hold a technical briefing on “data and modelling informing public health action on coronavirus disease” at 12 p.m. ET.
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The Public Health Agency of Canada initially released the federal government’s pandemic models on April 9.
Those projections laid out three possible scenarios for how the pandemic might unfold in Canada based on strong,