COVID-19: status quo in Canada

COVID-19: statu quo au Canada

The days follow and resemble each other on the plan of the fight against the COVID-19 to country, Quebec and Ontario have unveiled Monday balance sheets are very similar to those of the last days.

By mid-day, there were close to 300 new infections in the country, for a total of 110 635 cases to this day. In addition, three deaths were added, bringing the total to 8850.

The balance sheets of the Western provinces, including Alberta and British Columbia who do not update their data at the end of the week, were always expected.

After a remarkable recovery in the last week, the situation remained stable in Quebec, with 150 new cases and two deaths, of the numbers in the lineage of the last days. The vice-premier of Québec, Geneviève Guilbault, pointed out the status quo concerning the spread of the virus.

According to her, the upsurge in the number of cases listed for a little over a week is, above all, attributable to the increase in the number of tests carried out in the Province, following the call to the mass screening done by the government in the wake of outbreaks related to bars and private parties.

Toronto chomping at the bit

On the Ontario side, the number of new cases has declined, Monday, for a total of 135 infections, and only 1 death. It is a new welcome in this province, such as Quebec, just to flatten completely the curve and has to deal with bounces from time to time the number of infections with the SARS-CoV-2.

This decrease in the number of cases is timely for the government to Doug Ford, who announced that almost all the regions of Ontario will be able to join phase 3 of the plan déconfinement, which allows in particular the opening of the dining-rooms, cinemas and other places of entertainment interior.

Last Friday, about two-thirds of the health regions in the province have embarked on this famous third phase. They will be joined by the majority of the Greater Toronto area, including the areas of Hamilton, Durham and York, and Niagara at the end of the week.

Only the city of Toronto, region of Peel, in the suburbs of the Queen City and the Windsor-Essex region, where hundreds of farm workers have contracted the virus, will remain relegated to phase 2.

“Please, be patient. We’ll get there soon,” called the prime minister, Doug Ford, speaking to the citizens of the three areas are being left behind.

“We know, as a province, that we can’t release it. We must not yield one inch to the virus,” he added in a press conference.

The situation in Canada:

Québec: 57 616 case (5657 death)

Ontario: 37 739 cases (2752 deaths)

Alberta: 9219 cases (165 deaths)

British Columbia: 3198 case (189 deaths)

Nova Scotia: 1067 cases (63 deaths)

Saskatchewan: 943 cases (15 deaths)

Manitoba: 354 cases (7 deaths)

Newfoundland and Labrador: 262 cases (3 deaths)

New Brunswick: 170 cases (2 deaths)

Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 36 cases

Yukon: 11

The North-West territories: 5 cases

Nunavut: 2 cases

Canadian returnees: 13 case

Total: 110 635 case (8850 death)

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