COVID-19: Canada passed the milestone of 9000 deaths

COVID-19: le Canada franchi le cap des 9000 décès

Powered by the discovery of a dozen of deaths forgotten in Québec, the assessment of mortality associated with the COVID-19 Canada has officially crossed the milestone of 9000 deaths on Wednesday.

In Québec alone has added 12 new deaths in the balance sheet of canada, which amounted now to 9005 people who lost their lives after having contracted the virus. Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta have each reported one death, for a total of 15 deaths, announced Wednesday.

It must be noted that a single death has been reported in Québec in the last 24 hours, while the other 11 older than one week. Ten occurred this spring at the seniors ‘ residence Place Kensington, Montreal, but had not been recorded.

In addition, Canada has now accumulated 120 844 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, is 423 more than the day before. The number, 95 were located in Quebec

Deadpool called in reinforcement

La Belle Province, however, has not been, as is often the case, the biggest contributor to the balance of canada. The number of infections has, before all, been propelled to the top by Alberta, which has reported 121 infections on its territory. British Columbia, however, has listed 85, nearly double Tuesday.

These two provinces are attending a real outbreak of the disease on their territory for a month. To counter the phenomenon, the British Columbia announced that it will hire temporary 500 health care workers to carry out epidemiological investigations, in order to help locate people affected by outbreaks.

Short of solutions, the premier John Horgan has said think to call “Deadpool” in the help, in reference to the popular actor from Vancouver who embodies the character, Ryan Reynolds.

“Ryan, we need your help. Call us, my number is on the internet. Seth Rogen also, another great British Columbian. We need to communicate with people who do not listen. The two of you could greatly help us,” said Mr. Horgen in referring to young people who ignore the instructions of public health.

Deficit monster

For its part, Ontario has launched 95 new cases of COVID-19 on its territory, or as much as Quebec.

However, it is mainly the deficit monster that expects the province that has caught the attention. In fact, new budget forecast unveiled Wednesday state that Ontario could find itself with a shortfall of approximately 38.5 billion $ at the end of its fiscal year. The measures of fight against the pandemic will cost no less than $ 30 billion to the province.

Six cases in the “bubble of the Atlantic”

Elsewhere in the country, the Île-du-Prince-Édouard has announced that five foreign workers were infected with the virus. However, these employees arrived at the end of July in the island province were still in their isolation period of 14 days and may, therefore, very little of having contaminated other people.

This announcement has led to a surge of 14 % in a single blow, the number of infections detected on the island since the beginning of the pandemic.

A patient has also been spotted in New Brunswick.

The situation in Canada:

  • Quebec: 60 813 cases (5709 death)
  • Ontario: 40 289 cases (2787 death)
  • Alberta: 11 893 case (217 deaths)
  • British Columbia: 4196 case (196 deaths)
  • Saskatchewan: 1484 cases (20 deaths)
  • Nova Scotia: 1071 cases (64 deaths)
  • Manitoba: 578 cases (8 deaths)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador: 268 cases (3 deaths)
  • New Brunswick: 178 cases (2 deaths)
  • Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 41
  • Yukon: 15 case
  • The North-West territories: 5 cases
  • Nunavut: 0 cases
  • Canadian returnees: 13 case

Total: 120 844 cases (9005 death)


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