The growth of the epidemic is slowing down in Canada

La croissance de l'épidémie ralentit au Canada

The most recent forecasts from the public health agency of Canada anticipate between 7 700 and 9400 deaths due to the coronavirus by June 15, in addition to a total number of cases ranging from 97 990 107 454 cases.

Public health note that the growth of the epidemic has slowed down in all age groups. The median age of patients is 51 years old.

In the past two weeks, Quebec and Ontario accounted for more than 90 % of all cases in the country.

Across Canada, 82 % of 7 495 deaths are related to care facilities or long-term residences for the elderly.

Unlike other countries, it is women (57 %) who are most affected by the virus.

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