COVID-19: over 300 new cases in the country

COVID-19: plus de 300 nouveaux cas au pays

MONTREAL – Ontario has reported Thursday 170 confirmed cases additional of the COVID-19, contributing, like Québec, to increase the balance sheet of the canadian, with 300 new cases.

Quebec, for its part, recorded 137 new cases of the disease coronavirus, the most important number since 25 June last year, for the past two weeks.

In total, to date, 36 348 Ontarians and 56 216 in Quebec have been infected by the disease. The two provinces have respectively lost, 2703 and 5609 people, who were swept away by the virus.

At the canadian level, the balance sheet has now reached 106 743 infections – an increase of more than 300 cases on Thursday – and 8746 loss of life.

According to Dr. Howard Njoo, deputy chief public health officer of Canada, 66 % of people who have contracted the COVID-19 are now restored.

“As provinces and territories, restart their economy, more and more Canadians back to work, said Dr. Njoo.

“Even if we’re eager to “return to normal”, it is essential that employers and employees know about the ways to minimize the risks in the workplace during the pandemic COVID-19, a-t-he continued. The first step is to consult sources of reliable information, as the Web page of the public health Agency of Canada on measures to ensure the safety of businesses and employees during the pandemic COVID-19.”

The situation in Canada:

Québec: 56 216 cases (5609 death)

Ontario: 36 348 cases (2703 deaths)

Alberta: 8482 case (158 deaths)

British Columbia: 3008 cases (186 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 1066 cases (63 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 808 cases (15 deaths)

Manitoba: 325 cases (7 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 261 cases (3 deaths)

New Brunswick: 166 cases (2 deaths)

Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 33 cases

Yukon: 11

The North-West territories: 5 cases

Nunavut: 1 case

Canadian returnees: 13 case

Total: 106 743 cases (8746 death)

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