Coronavirus cases in Canada reach nearly 77,000 km while death toll reaches 5,782 – National

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Canada reported 1,138 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, as well as 103 new deaths, bringing the death toll across the country to 5,782.

There are now a total of 76,993 cases of COVID-19 nationwide, with a majority of cases and deaths from Quebec and Ontario.

More than 38,000 people – in other words, almost half (49%) of all reported cases – are considered cured on Sunday.

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Over 1.36 million tests have taken place in Canada.

Quebec remains the most affected province, with 79 new deaths and 737 new cases reported on Sunday. The province has 42,920 cases and 3,562 deaths to date. More than 11,700 people have recovered.

Ontario reported 23 new deaths and 340 new cases on Sunday, bringing provincial numbers to 22,643 cases of COVID-19 and 1,881 deaths.

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Alberta announced 57 new cases and one new death on Sunday. The province now has 6,644 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 127 deaths. More than 5,300 people are considered recovered.

Manitoba celebrated its sixth day with no new cases. The province currently has 280 cases, including 257 who have recovered. Seven people have died since the start of the pandemic.

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Saskatchewan reported a single new COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 592. More than 440 of these cases are deemed to have been recovered. So far, six people have died in the province.

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Nova Scotia on Sunday identified three new cases of COVID-19. The province has so far experienced 55 deaths from the virus, including 49 related to Northwood, a long-term care home in Halifax. To date, Nova Scotia has 1,040 cases.

The total number of cases in New Brunswick remained at 120, all considered cured. The province, which has had no deaths so far, reported no new cases this weekend.

Newfoundland and Labrador has eight active cases out of 260 total cases of COVID-19. So far, three people have died in the province and 249 are believed to be recovered.










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British Columbia had no new numbers to report on Sunday, leaving the number of cases at 2,428. More than 1,900 people have recovered and 141 have died to date.

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Prince Edward Island, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon had no new cases to report this weekend – they have seen all their cases recover.

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Nunavut remains the only region in Canada not to have seen a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Worldwide, the virus has caused more than 4.7 million cases and more than 315,000 deaths, according to the COVID-19 dashboard from Johns Hopkins University.

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