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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Last Updated Jun 30, 2021 at 6:47 am PDT

People wear face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as they walk through Chinatown in Montreal, Saturday, June 19, 2021. The city of Montreal unveiled an action plan Friday to protect the historic sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern):

9:30 a.m.

Health Canada is advising anyone who suffers from capillary leak syndrome to avoid getting the vaccines developed by AstraZeneca. 

The syndrome is a rare illness that causes fluid to leak from small blood vessels called capillaries and leads to rapid swelling of limbs and weight gain. 

Health Canada is updating the warning label on the two AstraZeneca vaccines used in Canada.

One patient has been diagnosed with capillary leak syndrome following an AstraZeneca vaccination in Canada.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 30, 2021.

The Canadian Press