COVID-19: rebound in Quebec, the improvement in Ontario

COVID-19: rebond au Québec, amélioration en Ontario

Again, the number of new cases of COVID-19 has gone to Quebec, while the balance sheet has continued to improve in Ontario, on Tuesday.

In total, 285 infections of the SARS-CoV-2 had been listed in the afternoon in Canada, of which more than half are located in Quebec, for a cumulative total of 114 882 cases of COVID-19 in the country since the beginning of the pandemic. The number, 8909 patients now have lost the lives as they were carriers of the virus, which is eight more than on Monday.

Quebec remains the main focus of the virus in Canada, with 169 cases that are added to its balance sheet on Tuesday. In addition, three new deaths, including one that occurred there over a week, have been beset by health authorities.

The Province has witnessed since about three weeks, a surge in the number of contamination on its territory, that she can hardly control. The Quebec ad consistently over 100 new cases per day since July 11 (91 cases), while it crossed rarely this symbolic milestone at the end of June and early July.

Encouraging Ontario

The portrait of the situation differed, Ontario Tuesday, where 111 infections and four deaths have been announced.

It is one of the smallest assessments in the province in July. In addition, there is a fourth day of decline in the number of new cases in the province with the largest population in the country.

The data are particularly encouraging for the region of Peel and the city of Toronto, where less than 10 cases have been reported. These two regions have been forced to remain confined to the phase 2 of the recovery plan of the province will know Wednesday if they can finally move on to phase 3, two weeks after the rest of the province.

The only other region still stuck in phase 2, Windsor-Essex, will also learn if she will be able to go until Wednesday. However, it was among the regions that posted the largest number of new cases on Tuesday, just behind Ottawa, because of outbreaks that continue to affect workers foreign agricultural fields of the region.

A bubble-tight

In addition, no cases of COVID-19 has been reported in the four Atlantic provinces on Tuesday for a second day in a row.

The “bubble of the Atlantic” has only 10 active cases of coronavirus, three in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and four in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The situation in Canada:

Québec: 58 897 cases (5670 death)

Ontario: 38 910 case (2768 deaths)

Alberta: 10 390 cases (186 deaths)

British Columbia: 3500 cases (193 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 1209 cases (16 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 1067 cases (63 deaths)

Manitoba: 405 cases (8 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 266 cases (3 deaths)

New Brunswick: 170 cases (2 deaths)

Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 36 cases

Yukon territory: 14 cases

The North-West territories: 5 cases

Nunavut: 0 cases

Canadian returnees: 13 case

Total: 114 882 cases (8909 death)

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