COVID-19: Up to 577,000 cases and 14,920 deaths in Canada by December 25

COVID-19: Up to 577,000 cases and 14,920 deaths in Canada by December 25

Public Health in Canada predicts COVID-19 will continue its ‘rapid growth’ at least until December 25, when there are expected to have been, in total, up to 577,000 cases and 14,920 deaths.

The milestone of 400,000 cumulative cases was exceeded just one week ago.

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The public health of Canada calls for redoubled efforts in the fight against COVID-19 and to reduce contacts since nothing indicates.

The positivity rate of people who have been screened in the country has been on the rise for several weeks and has reached 6.5%, according to new data and models presented on Friday.

According to the WHO, a rate above 5% means that there is not enough testing done.

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