Ontario, which announced the re-containment of Toronto on Monday, reported more than 1,400 cases of COVID-19 on Friday and passed the psychological milestone of 100,000 infections since the start of the pandemic.
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The most populous province in the country has recorded 1,418 sick and eight more deaths. To date, Ontario has a cumulative 100,790 cases and 3,451 deaths.
To regain the upper hand on the pandemic, the Ontario metropolis, Toronto, as well as the region of Peel, located in its suburb, will even be reconfigured as of Monday.
For 11 days, Ontario has consistently had more cases than Quebec, which remains the province most affected by the virus.
Quebec authorities announced on Friday 1,259 new cases and 32 additional fatalities, nine of which occurred in the past 24 hours. Two deaths, however, were withdrawn, bringing the data to 30 deaths on Friday. So far, the Belle Province has 129,699 contaminations and 6,774 fatalities. With hope acting like a balm, hospitalizations fell by 27, to 624, as the number of people in intensive care fell by 5, to 96.
Nunavut, long “forgotten” by the virus, continues to see the situation deteriorate rapidly, with 10 more cases, for a total of 84.
In the west, where the virus has been wreaking havoc for some time, Saskatchewan added 153 cases and Manitoba 438. This province
In the Atlantic provinces, Newfoundland and Labrador (+3), Nova Scotia (+5) and New Brunswick (+9) have also updated their data.
As of late morning Friday, the country had a cumulative 319,045 cases (+3295) and 11,313 deaths (+48).
The situation in Canada:
Quebec: 129,699 cases (6,774 deaths)
Ontario: 100,790 cases (3,451 deaths)
Alberta: 42,797 cases (451 deaths)
British Columbia: 24,958 cases (321 deaths)
Manitoba: 12,919 cases (207 deaths)
Saskatchewan: 5,804 cases (33 deaths)
Nova Scotia: 1,160 cases (65 deaths)
New Brunswick: 401 cases (6 deaths)
Newfoundland and Labrador: 311 cases (4 deaths)
Nunavut: 84 cases
Prince Edward Island: 68 cases
Yukon: 26 cases (1 death)
Northwest Territories: 15 cases
Canadian returnees: 13 cases
Total: 319,045 cases (11,313 deaths)