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Several provinces such as Quebec and Ontario are witnessing an upsurge in the number of COVID-19 cases, as Health Canada confirmed on Friday morning that it was giving the green light for the use of the vaccine against Pfizer's COVID-19 in children aged 5 to 11.
COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Quebec, with 745 new infections in the past 24 hours. The province also reported two more deaths in its latest toll on Friday.
Hospitalizations fell (201, -4) while 45 people were in intensive care (-1). Since the start of the pandemic, 437,549 Quebecers have been infected and 11,552 people have lost their battle with the disease.
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The number of cases also remains on the rise in Ontario, where health authorities have reported 793 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day, compared to 711 cases the day before. The province has also reported four more deaths.
To date, Ontario has 610,222 cases and 9,959 deaths to its credit. However, hospitalizations declined (269, -9), while the number of people in intensive care remained relatively stable (128, -1).
Health Canada confirmed Friday morning that it is giving the green light for the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years old. “Great news for children and families in [Canada],” Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said on Twitter.
In western Canada, Manitoba recorded 201 new cases and four deaths, a record number that had not been reached since last June. Saskatchewan added 89 new infections and one more death.
Alberta reported 412 cases and two deaths, while British Columbia recorded 497 cases and three deaths on Friday.
In the Atlantic provinces, New Brunswick has seen its death toll increase by 90 infections and Nova Scotia by 27 cases and one death.
Prince Edward Island has meanwhile, three new cases were reported and four infections were reported in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Yukon (32 cases) and the Northwest Territories (four cases) also reported their updated report.
THE SITUATION IN QUEBEC AS OF NOVEMBER 19, 2021 & nbsp;
- 437,549 infected people ( +745) & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- 11,552 deaths (+2) & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- 201 people hospitalized (-4) & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- * 17 new entries & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- * 21 new exits & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- 45 people in intensive care ( -1) & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- * 5 new entries & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- * 6 new releases & nbsp; & nbsp; ; & nbsp;
- The samples taken amount to 29,986 for a total of 13,880,777 & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- 12,263 doses administered are added, or 11,413 in the last 24 hours and 850 before November 18, for a total of 13,451,122 doses administered in Quebec. & Nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Outside Quebec, a total of 227,834 doses were administered, for a cumulative total of 13,678,956 doses received by Quebecers. & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
CASE REPORT BY REGION & nbsp;
Total: 437,549 confirmed cases
DEATHS BY REGION & nbsp;
- Bas-Saint-Laurent: 59 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Saguenay – Lac- Saint-Jean: 274 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Capitale-Nationale: 1140 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Mauricie-et-Center-du-Québec: 573 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Estrie: 379 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Montreal: 4851 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Outaouais: 223 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Abitibi-Témiscamingue: 12 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Côte-Nord: 5 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Nord-du-Québec: 0 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Gaspésie – Îles-de-la- Madeleine: 48 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Chaudière-Appalaches: 384 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Laval: 939 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Lanaudière: 532 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Laurentides: 531 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Montérégie: 1596 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Nunavik: 0 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James: 5 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Outside Quebec: 1 & nbsp; & nbsp;
- Region to be determined: 0 & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp;
Total: 11,552 deaths
The situation in Canada:
- Ontario: 610,222 cases (9,959 deaths)
- Quebec: 437,549 cases (11,552 deaths)
- Alberta: 331,626 cases (3,211 deaths)
- British Columbia: 214,636 cases (2,293 deaths)
- Saskatchewan: 80,025 cases (908 deaths)
- Manitoba: 66,378 cases (1,285 deaths)
- Nova Scotia: 8,012 cases (105 deaths)
- New Brunswick: 7,512 cases (122 deaths)
- Newfoundland and Labrador: 2,035 cases (17 deaths)
- Territories North West: 2,035 cases (12 deaths)
- Yukon: 1,381 cases (12 deaths)
- Nunavut: 674 cases (4 deaths) )
- Prince Edward Island: 339 cases
- Repatriated Canadians: 13 cases
Total: 1,762,437 cases (29,481 deaths)
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