MONTREAL – The days follow and resemble each other on the plan of the fight against the pandemic in the country, Ontario and Quebec have each announced that, once again, more than a hundred new cases of COVID-19.
By mid-day Wednesday, Canada had 233 new infections of the disease coronavirus, for a total of 108 721 since February. Twelve deaths were added, bringing the balance to canadian 8810 people who have lost their lives while being carriers of the virus SARS-CoV-2.
Quebec, which continues to suffer the repercussions of outbreaks linked to private parties and evenings in bars, has spotted 129 carriers of the virus over the past 24 hours. Three deaths, two of which have occurred there over a week, have also been beset by public health.
Once again, la Belle Province has passed the milestone of 100 new cases daily on Wednesday, a consistently heavy for the past week. Yet, previously, from June 21 to July 8, inclusive, the Quebec had reported more than 100 cases on only two occasions.
Despite everything, the recovery of the pandemic has not prevented Quebec to allow the companies to resume work in the office towers as early as Saturday, the date of entry into force of the obligation to wear a mask in enclosed public places.
Rebound mortality in Ontario
For its part, the province’s most populous country has been 102 new infections on its territory, a number slightly below the average for the last few days.
However, Ontario has also reported nine deaths of more Wednesday, a significant rebound in this province where the public health is used to announce, generally, one to three deaths per day since the beginning of the month.
Pay to go to the book
For its part, the province of Manitoba, which put an end to nearly two weeks without a new case Tuesday, with the announcement of five patients, has to reset the counters on Wednesday.
The province has announced that it is extending its return to work program under which businesses and non-profit organizations can now receive up to $ 50,000 for the hiring of 10 workers, or $ 5,000 per worker. Already, approximately $ 5 million has been disbursed to more than 300 companies to hire 1,000 people, ” said prime minister Brian Pallister.
This program is complementary to the other incentive that allows workers to receive $ 2000 from the province if they agree to forsake the Service of the canadian Emergency (PKU) to return to the job.
Two cases in Nunavut
Elsewhere in the country, the territory of Nunavut has indicated that it has detected two possible cases of COVID-19 among workers of the mine, Mary River. Confirmations are expected by next week, and, in the meantime, the two workers and their loved ones have been placed in isolation.
Nunavut had already announced on two occasions, of the potential cases of COVID-19, before they are nullified, so that the territory remained the only country not to identify any cases of infection with the coronavirus.
The situation in Canada:
Québec: 56 859 cases (5636 death)
Ontario: 37 052 if (2732 deaths)
Alberta: 8826 case (163 deaths)
Bc: 3115 case (189 deaths)
Nova Scotia: 1067 cases (63 deaths)
Saskatchewan: 876 cases (15 deaths)
Manitoba: 330 cases (7 deaths)
Newfoundland and Labrador: 262 cases (3 deaths)
New Brunswick: 168 cases (2 deaths)
Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 36 cases
The North-West territories: 5 cases
Nunavut: 2 cases
Canadian returnees: 13 case
Total: 108 721 cases (8810 death)