This person is now at home recovering and has taken the COVISHIELD version of the vaccine.
Germany is among numerous countries that have restricted use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to older people after rare blood clots were detected in a small number of younger people who had received the jab.
The woman received the vaccine produced at the Serum Institute of India, known as Covishield.
Johnson & Johnson's single-shot vaccine has come under similar suspicion for the same issue, with United States health authorities recommending Tuesday that it be paused while they investigate six cases of clotting.More news: U.S. expresses frustration with Iran's position on nuclear talks
"Since these rare adverse events were first reported in early March 2021 in Europe, Health Canada has been working with worldwide regulators to review data and evidence as it becomes available", the agency says.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau indicated that doses of this vaccine are expect to arrive at the end of April.
In the days before NACI's guidance was updated, Health Canada updated the labels on the impacted vaccines to provide more information on the possibility of the rare blood clots, which have been associated with low levels of blood platelets after immunization with the AstraZeneca shot.
This week Australia abandoned a goal of vaccinating all of its almost 26 million population by year-end, after Europe's drug regulator reported rare cases of blood clots among some adult recipients of AstraZeneca doses, suggesting a link.More news: State trooper among 6 shot in Texas shootings
Australia on Sunday abandoned its goal to vaccinate its near 26 million population by the end of this year after recommending under-50s should not be given the AstraZeneca doses, throwing its vaccination program into disarray.
Health Canada asked AstraZeneca for a full risk assessment of its vaccine after reports of similar clots in Europe but says the side effect is extremely rare and the vaccine's benefits still outweigh its risks.
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