Notice to the media - COVID-19 Update (February 19, 2021) - Ministers and Government of Canada officials to provide updates on coronavirus disease

OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 18, 2021 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a media technical briefing on data and modelling informing public health action on coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Ministers will also hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

February 19, 2021

Technical briefing on data and modelling:
9:45 AM (EST)

Ministers' news conference:
12:30 PM (EST)

Both the technical briefing and the news conference will be held virtually. Journalists who wish to ask questions can do so by teleconference.

Toll-free (Canada/US) dial-in number:
Local dial-in number:
Passcode: 1622050#

NOTE: To obtain a copy of the briefing package, please RSVP by email at

To help ensure optimal simultaneous interpretation sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode if queuing up for questions.

Twitter: @GovCanHealth
Facebook: Healthy Canadians

SOURCE Public Health Agency of Canada

Back to news