MONTREAL | With 93 deaths linked to the COVID-19 on Saturday, Canada has surpassed the symbolic milestone of 7,000 lives since the beginning of the health crisis. The country has also surpassed the milestone of 90, 000 cases.
The contributors to this sad balance sheet of the people who died that are the province of Quebec (76) and Ontario (17) have higher 7072 the total number of people who have lost their fight against the disease coronavirus.
Nevertheless, the declining trend of new infections of COVID-19 continued with the addition, on Saturday, of 323 additional cases in Ontario for a total of 27 533 contamination.
However, the public health authorities of this province were able to test 20 640 people in 24 hours, a record. The number of lives lost has reached 2247.
In Quebec, 419 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people infected with 50 651. The number of families grieving on a daily basis is important, since, Saturday, there were 76 new deaths, which leads to a total of 4439.
The decrease in the number of hospitalizations of 68 % is encouraging, however.
In total, Canada accounts for more than 90 of 100 cases of COVID-19.
The situation in Canada:
- Quebec: 50 651 cases (4439 death)
- Ontario: 27 533 cases (2247 deaths)
- Alberta: 6979 case (143 deaths)
- British Columbia: 2558 case (164 deaths)
- Nova Scotia: 1055 cases (59 deaths)
- Saskatchewan: 639 cases (10 deaths)
- Manitoba: 294 cases (7 deaths)
- Newfoundland and Labrador: 261 cases (3 deaths)
- New Brunswick: 126 case
- Île-du-Prince-Édouard: 27 cases
- Yukon: 11
- The North-West territories: 5 cases
- Nunavut: 0 cases
- Canadian returnees: 13 case
- Total: 90 160 (7072 death)