Case counts dropping across Canada, but experts warn the unvaccinated remain vulnerable during reopenings. But for those still waiting for a second dose — or skipping their COVID-19 shots entirely — this stretch may be among the most perilous points of the pandemic. That’s because the months ahead are a transition period, unlike anything we’ve experienced yet. The good news: case counts are nearing rock-bottom even as restrictions are lifting. Still, the fast-spreading delta variant keeps sparking outbreaks and infecting those who aren’t yet vaccinated.